News & Press

Ask Your Members of Congress to Support the Sunscreen Innovation Act!

July 11, 2014

Senator Jack Reed (D-RI), Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Congressman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) and Congressman John Dingell (D-MI) recently introduced the Sunscreen Innovation Act (H.R. 4250/S. 2141) to alleviate the current 12 year backlog of sunscreen …

Melanoma of the Eye Caused by Two Gene Mutations

June 6, 2014

Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine recently discovered a therapeutic target for treating ocular melanoma to potentially stop its growth. Read more about this recent discovery here.  

Guest Post: What the FDA Tanning Announcement Means to Me

June 5, 2014

Melanoma survivor Danielle Russo shares her thoughts on the tremendous FDA announcement about increasing regulations on indoor tanning beds. Looking back there are a lot of things I wish I could take back. The countless days I spent in tanning beds is …

Sunlamps and Tanning Beds Get FDA Warning

June 4, 2014

CNN.com wrote an article about the FDA's recent announcement to increase regulations on indoor tanning beds, including the new warning labels. The article quotes the MRF's Executive Director Tim Turnham. Read the article here.

Ipilimumab Prolongs Progression-Free Survival as Adjuvant Therapy for Melanoma

June 2, 2014

Statement from Tim Turnham, Executive Director, Melanoma Research Foundation, Regarding Ipilimumab as Adjuvant Therapy for Melanoma Today Bristol-Meyers Squibb (BMS) announced the results of an adjuvant study involving melanoma drug ipilimumab (more co …