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The Military and Melanoma

May 21, 2010

Representing the Melanoma Research Foundation, Martin A. Weinstock, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Dermatology and Community Health at Brown University Alpert Medical School testified on May 20 in front of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense to …



Teens Take a Stand Against Tanning

April 30, 2010

HILLSBOROUGH, N.J.—Melanoma is the second leading cause of cancer death for people age 15 to 30, and the rate is increasing. Now, the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is reaching out to teens about tanning and its link to the deadliest type of …



Champions for a Cure Gala – San Francisco – Tickets on Sale Now!

April 26, 2010

Please join us for the 2nd annual Champions for a Cure Gala, May 20th, at the Presidio Officer’s Club in San Francisco, CA. TIckets and sponsorship opportunities are available now, via the MRF homepage. Simply go to MARKETPLACE, in the upper right-hand …



Carnegie Hall Concert Featuring Groups From Top Universities to Benefit the Melanoma Research Foundation

April 15, 2010

 HILLSBOROUGH, N.J.— Carnegie Hall, a historic venue that has featured some of the world’s greatest musicians, will be the site of the upcoming “A Cappella for a Cure,” featuring groups from three top universities – H …



Melanoma Research Foundation’s Statement on FDA Regulation of Tanning Beds

April 12, 2010

HILLSBOROUGH, N.J.—The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) released the following statement by Timothy Turnham, executive director of the MRF, following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) March 25 hearing to review current classif …