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Knowledge is Power

February 12, 2013

Yesterday, the MRF hosted a live webinar focusing on how to manage melanoma treatment in a rapidly changing landscape. As we prepared for the webinar, I heard disturbing stories of many patients receiving care that is sloppy, outdated, or just wrong: B …

Children and Melanoma

January 30, 2013

Years ago I worked at a hospital for children, raising money for pediatric medical research. The importance of this work was evident every time I walked the halls of the hospital. Seeing young children transported in little red wagons outfitted with IV …

Eye Melanoma Initiative Secures Commitments to Fund $800,000 in Research

January 28, 2013

For Immediate Release: January 28, 2013 Contact: Lauren Smith (202) 347-9675 [email protected] Eye Melanoma Initiative Secures Commitments to Fund $800,000 in Research -The Melanoma Research Foundation’s CURE OM Initiative Will Fund Two Oc …

MRF Partners with USA Field Hockey and glōProfessional in Sun Safe Play! Campaign

November 28, 2012

  USA Field Hockey launches Sun Safe Play! Campaign glōProfessional and the Melanoma Research Foundation will partner in educational skin cancer initiative COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo – GlōProfessional, a USA Field Hockey premier partner and the …

FDA to Consider Patient Perspective in Drug Development

November 8, 2012

The FDA is launching a new program in which they will consider and incorporate the patient perspective into drug development.  They will choose 20 diseases for the program and the MRF is lobbying to have melanoma be one of them.  As we all kn …