News & Press


Carnegie Hall Concert Featuring Groups From Top Universities to Benefit the Melanoma Research Foundation

April 15, 2010

 HILLSBOROUGH, N.J.— Carnegie Hall, a historic venue that has featured some of the world’s greatest musicians, will be the site of the upcoming “A Cappella for a Cure,” featuring groups from three top universities – H …



Melanoma Research Foundation’s Statement on FDA Regulation of Tanning Beds

April 12, 2010

HILLSBOROUGH, N.J.—The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) released the following statement by Timothy Turnham, executive director of the MRF, following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) March 25 hearing to review current classif …



Melanoma Research Foundation Awarded 4-Star Rating for Second Consecutive Year

April 12, 2010

HILLSBOROUGH, N.J.— For the second consecutive year, the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) was awarded a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for sound fiscal management.  Only 21% of the charities rated by Charity Navigator have received a …



MRF’s Hill Briefing Generates News Coverage Nationwide

April 9, 2010

[jwplayer |config=mrfplayer | file=http://www.melanoma.org/sites/default/files/upload/VTS_01_1.flv | image=http://www.melanoma.org/sites/default/files/mrf-tanning-tax-poster-img.jpg]On Wednesday, March 24, 2010, the MRF hosted a Capitol Hill brief …



Link Between Tanning Beds and Cancer to be Examined at Capitol Hill Briefing

March 23, 2010

HILLSBOROUGH, N.J. — Will indoor tanning be the next “Big Tobacco“ – a product that poses such a public health threat that it prompts federal action and a stronger warning label? HILLSBOROUGH, N.J. — Will indoor tanning be the next “Big Tobacco“ – a pr …