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FDA Issues Updated Consumer Report on Indoor Tanning

December 4, 2009

The FDA recently issued a consumer report that highlights the dangers of exposure to UV radiation and its connection to skin cancer.  Included in the report are warnings against exposure to both the sun and artificial sources (such as tanning beds …



Melanoma Research Foundation Leads Unprecedented Collaboration for Melanoma Research

December 4, 2009

    For Immediate Release: November 3, 2009   Contact:         Berna Diehl                      …



Nation’s Capital Hosts Gala to Raise Funds for Melanoma Research

December 4, 2009

For Immediate Release: November 2, 2009   Contact:         Julie Lane                        …



Melanoma Research Foundation Takes Steps to Conquer Melanoma

December 4, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 28, 2009 Contact:         Berna Diehl Jones Public Affairs (202) 591-4045 Berna@JonesPA.com Media Advisory: Melanoma Research Foundation Takes Steps to Conquer Melanoma   HILLS …



Advocacy Overload? Activists Seek to Unify Efforts of Groups Targeting Diseases; A Brain-Tumor Collaborative

October 26, 2009

By AMY DOCKSER MARCUS Page D1 At the national Brain Tumor Foundation, executive director Rob Tufel has a standard reply for well-meaning families and patients who want to set up a patient-advocacy group: "Please don't start another organizatio …