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Patient Comments Needed For FDA Hearing on Tanning Beds

March 8, 2010

The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention (NCSCP) asks patients to submit comments in advance of a FDA hearing to review current classification or regulatory controls of tanning beds. Patients are encouraged to join the conversation by sharing the …



A Roller-Coaster Chase for a Cure

February 24, 2010

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Amy Harmon’s three-part series on the long and hard fight for new treatment options for patients with advanced melanoma. Dr. Keith Flaherty, a member of the MRF’s Scientific Advisory Committee is the focus of this seri …



Educational Teleconference Replay: How to Navigate the Financial Insurance Highway

February 9, 2010

How to Navigate the Financial/Insurance Highway    Audio replay of the teleconference is available.   Speaker – Ms. Bobbi Meins Ms. Meins is the impetus behind Cancer Lifeline’s patient financial navigatio …



MRF and UNC Hosted Educational Patient Symposium

February 8, 2010

The Melanoma Research Foundation’s (MRF) and the University of North Carolina (UNC) Multidisciplinary Melanoma Program hosted a melanoma patient symposium at UNC/Chapel Hill called “Science to Survivorship.” This free public symposium brought together …



“Safe Tans” Feeling the Burn From Potential Tan Ban

January 28, 2010

 With the growing obsession of having a year round artificial sun kissed glow having consumed America’s young adults, a new legislative bill could put some unattractive lines in their flawless tans.To read the entire article, click here.