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A Day With the Doctors

May 15, 2012

I spent the day last week in a meeting with doctors and researchers who gathered to discuss ocular melanoma, or melanoma of the eye.  It was the first bi-annual scientific meeting of CURE OM, the MRF’s program focusing on this rare cancer. …



The MRF Applauds New Skin Cancer Research Bill

May 14, 2012

On May 10, the MRF commended United States Representative Brian Bilbray from California's 50th Congressional District on his introduction of the Melanoma Research Act of 2012.    May 10, 2012   The Honorable Brian Bilbray  2410 …



Variety Magazine: Great Race at Universal Studios

May 11, 2012

On May 6 over 1000 runners and walkers participated in the Miles For Melanoma 5k at Universal Studios in Los Angeles, California. Co-sponsored by Hillary Fogelson (PaleGirlSPEAKS), the wildly successful event drew a few Hollywood stars, including Vin D …



Statement from Timothy Turnham Regarding U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations on Preventing Skin Cancer

May 8, 2012

Statement from Timothy Turnham, Executive Director, Melanoma Research Foundation Regarding U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations on Preventing Skin Cancer For Immediate Release: May 8, 2012 The U.S. Preventive Service Task Force (USPSTF) …



Avvo and the MRF Team Up to Promote Skin Cancer Awareness Month

May 8, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                        …