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WUSA-TV Interview Regarding FDA Approval of First Combo Therapy for Advanced Melanoma

January 13, 2014

On January 9, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first-ever combination therapy for the treatment of advanced melanoma. WUSA9 (Washington, D.C.'s CBS affiliate) interviewed the MRF's Executive Director Tim Turnham and Sta …



FDA Approves First Combination Therapy for Advanced Melanoma

January 8, 2014

Today the FDA issued the first-ever approval of a drug combination for the treatment of melanoma. Statement from Tim Turnham, Executive Director,  Melanoma Research Foundation   For years, researchers have believed that the most effective app …



Guest Post: A Promise to My Daughter

January 6, 2014

Our Education Program Manager Shelby Moneer writes, “I’d always heard that ‘everything changes when you have a baby.’ While I expected that to be true, I never thought I would be impacted in so many ways by the presence of a little, blue-eyed, chubby-c …



NYC Department of Health Votes to Regulate Tanning Beds

December 11, 2013

Today the NYC Board of Health approved new rules regulating indoor tanning facilities. Statement from Tim Turnham, Executive Director, Melanoma Research Foundation, Regarding NYC Department of Health Vote to Regulate Tanning Beds   Today, the New …



Your Action Needed: NYC Proposes Regulatory Authority Over Indoor Tanning Salons

November 14, 2013

Help us move legislation forward to assign regulatory authority of New York City indoor tanning facilities to the NYC Department of Health.   Great news! The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) is proposing the Board of H …