News & Press

Members of Congress Introduce Legislation That Would Support Development of Life-Saving Combination Therapies

September 24, 2012

  For Immediate Release: September 24, 2012   WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) applauds new proposed legislation that would incentivize the development of combination therapies to treat life-threatening diseases …

New York City Melanoma Community Gathers to Drive Treatment Advances

September 24, 2012

  Wings of Hope Gala Raises Money to Support Research Breakthroughs for People with Melanoma   NEW YORK— The New York melanoma community will celebrate recent advances in melanoma research and raise critically needed funds to fuel ongoi …

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 …