News & Press

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 …

#GetNaked in Times Square!

April 5, 2017

We are excited to announce that the MRF’s #GetNaked campaign for melanoma early detection is now being shared in one of the busiest locations in the world – Times Square! Located in the heart of New York City with over 300,000 visitors each …

Take Action: Stop the NIH Budget Cuts

March 21, 2017

The newly proposed federal budget would cut $5.8 billion from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) budget in fiscal year (FY) 2018, which would be a crippling blow to the scientific community. TAKE ACTION! The newly proposed federal budget woul …

In Melissa’s Words: Why I Support the MRF

March 8, 2017

There are four words that no one can prepare you for in life. When I was 31 years old I found a small lump on the left side of my neck. Two doctors and many friends and family told me it was nothing. My body and my mind were telling me otherwise. Unfor …