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Senate Recommends Increased Funding for Medical Research

August 1, 2013

On Tuesday, the Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee Chair, Sen. Richard Durbin (D-Ill.), announced the Subcommittee’s recommendation for a $25 million allocation to the Department of Defense’s Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP). On Tu …



Your Action Needed: FDA Proposes Reclassification of Tanning Beds

July 10, 2013

Act now! Public comments are now being accepted in response to the FDA’s proposal to reclassify tanning beds. Exciting news! The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a proposal to reclassify sunlamp products – indoor tanning device …



Window at Rockefeller Center Raises Awareness of Melanoma Prevention & Skin Protection

June 5, 2013

EHE International Supports the SHADE Foundation of America and the Melanoma Research Foundation to Raise Awareness for Skin Cancer and Specifically Melanoma EHE International Supports the SHADE Foundation of America and the Melanoma Research Foundation …



Combination of Nivolumab and Ipilimumab in Advanced Melanoma Shows Tumor Shrinkage

June 2, 2013

BREAKING: combining ipilimumab & nivolumab may result in improved outcomes for people with advanced melanoma   BREAKING NEWS: A number of important melanoma research updates have emerged from the 2013 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) a …



New Drugs Improve Options for Melanoma Patients

May 30, 2013

On Wednesday, May 29, 2013, the FDA approved two new drugs for metastatic melanoma, a BRAF inhibitor and a MEK inhibitor. Liz Szabo, reporter for USA TODAY, interviewed the MRF's Executive Director, Tim Turnham, and Dr. Lynn Schuchter, Chief of Hem …