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Sheryl and Rob Lowe to Co-Chair MRF Miles for Melanoma 5K at Universal Studios

April 11, 2013

  Universal Pictures, Pale Girl SPEAKS and the Melanoma Research Foundation Announce 2nd Annual Event at Universal Studios on May 4th with Sponsors including the Style Network, LA Galaxy and the Los Angeles Times   Washington, D.C. and Los An …



The Many Faces of Melanoma

March 26, 2013

We’ve heard the story before: a woman is treated successfully for her melanoma, only to have the cancer come back after ten years. How? Why? One explanation is something called “tumor heterogeneity.” “Tumor heterogeneity” …



Public Access to Sunscreens Coalition Launches; Calls on FDA to Create Pathway for New, Effective Sunscreen Ingredients

March 14, 2013

For Immediate Release:  March 14, 2013 Contact: Aimee Steel, [email protected]/ 202-828-1895 or Mark Meissner, [email protected]/ 202-469-5195  Public Access to Sunscreens Coalition Launches; Calls on FDA to Create Pathway for New, …



Expanding Knowledge

March 4, 2013

I recently met with a company called Delcath, which has a procedure designed to combat metastases to the liver. It works by infusing high doses of chemotherapy directly into the liver through the bloodstream. As the blood exits the liver, it is shunted …



Knowledge is Power

February 12, 2013

Yesterday, the MRF hosted a live webinar focusing on how to manage melanoma treatment in a rapidly changing landscape. As we prepared for the webinar, I heard disturbing stories of many patients receiving care that is sloppy, outdated, or just wrong: B …