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Taking a Chance on Hope

November 22, 2011

His wife died of melanoma a few months ago and he was talking about hope. I can’t claim to have known her well, but in my own encounters with her and by all accounts, she was a remarkable human being.  She was highly respected at work, a clo …



Washington, D.C. Melanoma Patient Community Celebrates Treatment Advances

November 8, 2011

For Immediate Release: November 8, 2011 Contact: Jenni Glenn   Brooke Gilchrist                  Jones Public Affairs DC Wings of Hope      …



New Initiative Focuses on Ocular Melanoma

October 31, 2011

For Immediate Release:  October 31, 2011 Contact:         Berna Diehl                        …



Third-Annual MelaNoMo’! Fundraiser raises over $30,000 for Melanoma research

October 27, 2011

The third annual MelaNoMo'! Fundraiser, held by Neil Gaines, raised over $30,000 for the Melanoma Research Foundation. Diagnosed at stage 3a in 2008, Neil teamed up with a friend to create MelaNoMo'! – a fun, lighthearted event to bring family …



Making the World Go Round

October 24, 2011

  They say that money makes the world go round.  That money talks.  Certainly in the research field, money is the key to progress.  We can truly say that right now in melanoma research, money is the primary limiting factor impeding …