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Melanoma Research Foundation Applauds New MD Anderson Cancer Center Program Addressing Melanoma

September 21, 2012

  Melanoma, the Deadliest Skin Cancer, Included in MD Anderson Cancer Center Inaugural Moon Shots Program For Immediate Release: September 21, 2012 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Meeting the needs of people with cancer requires a collaborative and compr …



ABC 7 WJLA: “Melanoma on the rise in young women; found on scalp”

September 12, 2012

Hair stylists are in an unique position to look for suspicious spots on their clients' heads, ears and scalps. The MRF worked with Washington, D.C. ABC News affiliate, WJLA, to raise awareness of the rising rates of melanoma diagnoses and the impor …



A Hero in Every Household

August 22, 2012

Many years ago, I saved my wife’s life.  Not in that hyperbolic figurative way people talk about when you fix a flat tire in the rain or take them to the airport when the cab is late.  It was in a literal way – that very real, pul …



Melanoma Research Foundation and Actor Kevin Nealon Partner to Host Celebrity-Studded Golf Tournament to Fight Melanoma

August 18, 2012

  Washington, D.C.— The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) today announced that actor and comedian Kevin Nealon will join the organization in hosting its first inaugural celebrity-studded golf tournament to fight melanoma. Kevin – a lo …



Blunt Tools in the Art of Healing

August 10, 2012

 Years ago I heard a song by Harry Chapin:  “If a man tried to take his time on Earth, and prove before he died what one man's life could be worth, well I wonder what would happen to this world?”  The song is about trying …