News & Press

The Melanoma Research Foundation Launches 2023 Miles for Melanoma 5k Program in Washington, DC

April 20, 2023

Washington, DC (April 20, 2023) – The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is proud to announce the return of their Washington, DC Miles for Melanoma 5K event, held Saturday, May 6th, at Yards Park, 7:30AM ET.  The annual 5K event tours the country to ce …

Promising Vaccine Reduces Risk of Melanoma Recurrence

April 18, 2023

An experimental mRNA vaccine developed by Moderna, Inc. and Merck shows significant potential to reduce the risk of recurrence or death in melanoma patients. According to clinical trial data presented at the American Association of Cancer Research (AAC …

Major Melanoma Treatment Advancement Announced

March 22, 2023

The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) recently published a major report announcing a treatment advancement for the melanoma community, particularly patients with resectable stage III or IV melanoma. “This practice changing advancement will utilize …

#OutoftheShadows: Toni English

March 9, 2023

Guest blog by Toni English, a Sinonasal Mucosal Melanoma survivor who was diagnosed in 2015: Toni English grew up in a military family and traveled all over the US and to Japan. Her childhood was filled with an appreciation for different customs and cul …

Katie Doble: My experience with Brain Mets & hope

March 8, 2023

Guest blog by Katie Doble, ocular melanoma (OM) survivor, MRF Courage Award recipient and OM advocate who shares her journey with Brain mets: Not to brag, but I was a 1A. In the ocular melanoma world, that meant that there was a less than 2% chance of …