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The MRF Commends Increase in Government Cancer Research Funding

March 23, 2018

UPDATE: You can view the PRCRP Funding Opportunities and Application Review Process Webinar to learn more about the application process!  Congress Increases Military Cancer Research Funding to $80 Million WASHINGTON, DC – Today a major appro …



Trial participants invited to “Meet the Scientist” in Denver, attend MRF Gala

March 20, 2018

Meet the Scientist: Your Chance to Speak with the Mind Behind the COLUMBUS Phase 3 Trial in BRAF-Mutant Melanoma Were you recently enrolled in a Phase III clinical trial evaluating an investigational BRAF+ targeted therapy combination? If so, there …



No Parent Should Have to Hear Their Child Has Cancer. Congress Can Change That.

March 9, 2018

April Muhlbauer is the mother to a 13-year-old melanoma warrior and dedicated advocate for the melanoma community. The Muhlbauer family recently visited Washington, DC for the MRF's Advocacy Summit & Hill Day to urge lawmakers to join our fight …



Congress: Melanoma Must Be a National Priority

March 9, 2018

Nearly 100 melanoma patients, survivors and caregivers from across the country gathered on Capitol Hill this week to advocate for an increase in research funding and public awareness. MRF CEO Kyleigh LiPira shares some of the issues and legislative pri …



Rare Disease Day: Ross’s Story

February 26, 2018

Guest blog post from April Muhlbauer, MRF advocate and mother of a 13-year-old pediatric melanoma warrior. “I didn’t know anything about melanoma or skin cancer before I got it. I didn’t think I would ever get cancer. I want kids and …