News & Press

Preeminent Experts Provide Roadmap for Future Melanoma Research

April 9, 2016

White Paper Seeks to Build on Progress of Last 10 Years   Washington, DC – Recently the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) convened a summit of internationally-renowned melanoma experts for an in-depth discussion on the current understanding …

In Linda’s Words: 5th Annual CURE OM Eyes on a Cure Symposium

March 24, 2016

Melanoma has been a part of my life since 2004. November 2004 I was diagnosed with Stage I cutaneous (skin) melanoma and in January 2008 I was diagnosed with ocular melanoma (OM). In March 2008 I had plaque brachytherapy treatment to treat the tumor in …

In Amy’s Words: Despicable Melanoma – My Minions at Universal Studios

March 17, 2016

Six years ago I noticed a dark line in my finger nail that continued to worsen over the course of the year. After my nail started lifting from the nail bed, I went to see my dermatologist where I was told I had nothing to worry about. I decided to seek …

Taking Ed’s Melanoma Fight to Capitol Hill

February 22, 2016

I was first diagnosed with melanoma in 1996. Thanks to my primary care doctor, who identified an irregular mole on my back during a routine physical, and my dermatologist, Dr. Glenn Fuchs, who biopsied then removed the mole, it was identified very earl …

The FDA Announces New Proposed Indoor Tanning Restrictions

December 21, 2015

The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) applauds the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its commitment to protecting public health by proposing to prevent the use of indoor sunlamp products by minors and to reduce the risk of using these devices for …