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Capitol Hill Briefing Addresses How to Fight the Rising Tide of Melanoma

June 27, 2012

Melanoma Research Foundation Hosts Briefing with Members of Congress, Leading Melanoma Researcher and Survivors of Advanced Melanoma For Immediate Release: June 27, 2012 WASHINGTON, D.C. — How can policymakers influence the nation’s ability …



Closing a Gap in Health Care

June 25, 2012

We live in an information age.  The lyrics of a long-forgotten song, the email address of a high school sweetheart, the cube root of 97 are all available in microseconds through the power of the internet.  Yet even with so much information at …



Congressional Briefing, June 27 – Melanoma: Are We Ready to Fight a Growing Epidemic?

June 21, 2012

  The MRF is hosting a briefing on Capitol Hill on June 27 to discuss the factors behind the alarming increases in melanoma rates in the U.S. population, particularly among young people; the role of legislation and regulation in reducing the risk …



Stronger than Iron

June 20, 2012

Being a triathlete is something of a movement these days.  It follows in the wake of several years’ fascination with running marathons, but takes it a step further. The MRF recently formed a new partnership with the company most closely asso …



Universal Studios 5k Media Coverage

June 8, 2012

 In May 2012, the MRF partnered with Hillary Fogelson of Pale Girl SPEAKS and her husband, Adam Fogelson, Chairman of Universal Studios, to celebrate Melanoma Awareness Month with the inaugural Miles for Melanoma 5k Run/Walk at Universal Studios. …