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Taking Ed’s Melanoma Fight to Capitol Hill

February 22, 2016

I was first diagnosed with melanoma in 1996. Thanks to my primary care doctor, who identified an irregular mole on my back during a routine physical, and my dermatologist, Dr. Glenn Fuchs, who biopsied then removed the mole, it was identified very earl …



Guest Post: 4th Annual CURE OM’s Eye on a Cure Symposium

March 27, 2015

Meeting summary written by By Esther Damaser, Ph.D., ocular melanoma survivor and CURE OM Patient Steering Committee member. I am an old hand at CURE OM meetings, and an even older one at dealing with ocular melanoma (OM) in general. For those of you n …



It Takes a Village – the Surgeon General’s Call to Action

July 31, 2014

Your voice is needed now more than ever before. On July 29 the Acting Surgeon General of the United States issued a Call to Action on Skin Cancer Prevention. This 100+ page report was years in the making and reflects input from many different organizat …