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December 6, 2011

  Newscasters tell us that the approval rating for the US Congress is at an all-time low—under 10%.  We hear a lot about a “do-nothing” Congress, and have become jaded about the commitment and dedication of these, often, car …

Taking a Chance on Hope

November 22, 2011

His wife died of melanoma a few months ago and he was talking about hope. I can’t claim to have known her well, but in my own encounters with her and by all accounts, she was a remarkable human being.  She was highly respected at work, a clo …

Washington, D.C. Melanoma Patient Community Celebrates Treatment Advances

November 8, 2011

For Immediate Release: November 8, 2011 Contact: Jenni Glenn   Brooke Gilchrist                  Jones Public Affairs DC Wings of Hope      …

New Initiative Focuses on Ocular Melanoma

October 31, 2011

For Immediate Release:  October 31, 2011 Contact:         Berna Diehl                        …

Third-Annual MelaNoMo’! Fundraiser raises over $30,000 for Melanoma research

October 27, 2011

The third annual MelaNoMo'! Fundraiser, held by Neil Gaines, raised over $30,000 for the Melanoma Research Foundation. Diagnosed at stage 3a in 2008, Neil teamed up with a friend to create MelaNoMo'! – a fun, lighthearted event to bring family …