News & Press

Welcome Kristina Baum to the Board of Directors

February 28, 2023

In January, the Board of Directors welcomed its newest member, Kristina Baum, who has been a longtime advocate for the melanoma community. Kristina is a senior vice president at Vision 360 Partners in public affairs and litigation communications, worki …

Family Establishes Legacy Gift to Advance Research

February 28, 2023

Written by MRF supporter, Sally Landenberger: Unfortunately, I became involved in the melanoma community through my son, Aaron’s, diagnosis and disease. It was not my choice, and I would be happy if it was no other mother’s, wife’s, children’s or famil …

CancerCoachLive, Melanoma Research Foundation and Melanoma Action Coalition Partner to Launch Upcoming Webinar on Metastatic Melanoma Treatment

January 18, 2023

Partnering with Your Team to Select Treatment for Newly Diagnosed Melanoma Live Date and Time: Wednesday, January 25 at 10:00 AM ET Washington, DC (January 18, 2023) – Treatment options for patients with metastatic melanoma have expanded beyond surgery …

Patient Perspective: Chris White’s Journey

January 4, 2023

Guest blog by Chris White, a mucosal melanoma survivor whose journey started in 2018: Early 2018, Chris developed what he thought was a hemorrhoid followed shortly by a lump in his groin the size of a golf ball. Not assuming the two were connected, the …

MRF Board Member Cheryl Stratos Joins Peer Review Panel for Department of Defense Melanoma Research Program

December 8, 2022

Scientific peer review of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs’ Melanoma Research Program for the Department of Defense The Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs’ (CDMRP), Melanoma Research Program (MRP) consumer advocate rec …