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Buying Cancer with Influence

October 5, 2012

We are in the middle of another election cycle and much of the conversation is on how much money is being spent on campaigns.  In this context, a recent blog by Leif Vasström, President of the Indoor Tanning Association (ITA), is particularly intr …

Combination Therapy Act of 2012 Introduced – H.R. 6502

October 4, 2012

  Thanks to the hard work of Members of Congress Brian Bilbray (R-CA), Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), and Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), House Resolution 6502 – the Life-Threatening Diseases Compassion Through Combination Therapy Act of 2012 – has been introduced. …

Melanoma Research Foundation Provides Free Skin Checks to IRONMAN World Championship Attendees

September 26, 2012

  Dermatologist-led screenings help spot potential skin cancers early in athletes who often train in the sun WASHINGTON, D.C. — IRONMAN athletes expect to face many obstacles, but many don’t anticipate a serious health issue associated …

JoeShade Partners with the Melanoma Research Foundation to Prevent Deadly Skin Cancer by Promoting Sun Protection

September 26, 2012

JoeShade® is pleased to announce its partnership with the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) to prevent melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, by encouraging consumers to shade themselves from the sun with material resistant to UV rays. JoeSh …

Members of Congress Introduce Legislation That Would Support Development of Life-Saving Combination Therapies

September 24, 2012

  For Immediate Release: September 24, 2012   WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) applauds new proposed legislation that would incentivize the development of combination therapies to treat life-threatening diseases …