News & Press

Update on the CURE OM Patient Registry

June 2, 2017

“As a patient with choroidal melanoma with metastasis to liver, lymph node and brain, I want to share as much information as possible with other patients, researchers and clinical teams while I still can. They should have access to my story, my h …

In Faith’s Words: Connecting with the OM Community

May 8, 2017

My name is Faith Hauss and in February of 2015 I was diagnosed with ocular melanoma in my left eye at the age of 42. As compared to other forms of cancer, and even the more common cutaneous (skin) melanoma, the outlook for those with this rare disease …

Melanoma Awareness Month and a New Look for the MRF

May 1, 2017

Dear Friends, Today marks the beginning of Melanoma Awareness Month, a time for our community to come together to educate others and support melanoma survivors and patients. Starting today, you will notice a change to the MRF logo. The MRF board and st …

MRF Statement on Sunscreen in Schools

April 20, 2017

Statement from the Melanoma Research Foundation Earlier this week, NBC’s Today Show ran an important story about the use of sunscreen in schools and the difficulty many parents have in getting schools to apply sunscreen to their children. The story is …

Take Action: Students Need Sunscreen at School

April 19, 2017

Yesterday, both the Today Show and NBC Nightly News broadcast stories about a disturbing prohibition of sunscreen in schools and the difficulty many parents have in ensuring their child is sun safe during the school day.    Update: May 16 – a …