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Senate Appropriations Committee Increases Funding Available for Melanoma Research

July 17, 2014

The Senate Appropriations Committee approved their fiscal year 2015 Defense Appropriations bill which includes $50 million for the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP), doubling the level of funding from fiscal ye …

Guest Post: Justin Beiber & the Big Bang Theory

July 17, 2014

Justin Beiber may be saving lives with his hairdo.   I never thought I’d ever type those words but there might be something to that statement. According to this article, the Beib’s trademark bangs have inspired scores of teenagers to s …

One Step Closer to the Next Generation of Sunscreen Products!

July 15, 2014

We are extremely pleased to announce that the House Energy and Commerce Committee has approved the Sunscreen Innovation Act, H.R. 4250. This is an important step towards expediting the FDA approval process for innovative sunscreen ingredients that …

Ask Your Members of Congress to Support the Sunscreen Innovation Act!

July 11, 2014

Senator Jack Reed (D-RI), Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Congressman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) and Congressman John Dingell (D-MI) recently introduced the Sunscreen Innovation Act (H.R. 4250/S. 2141) to alleviate the current 12 year backlog of sunscreen …

Melanoma of the Eye Caused by Two Gene Mutations

June 6, 2014

Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine recently discovered a therapeutic target for treating ocular melanoma to potentially stop its growth. Read more about this recent discovery here.