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Foundations Honored For Role in Fighting Melanoma

January 22, 2010

For Immediate Release: January 20, 2010 Contact:         Julie Lane                        J …



Melanoma Less Common in Blacks But Deadlier

December 28, 2009

 WEDNESDAY, Dec. 23 (HealthDay News) — Doctors are diagnosing more white people with the deadly skin cancer known as melanoma, and while Hispanics and blacks are much less likely to be diagnosed with the malignancy, they often have advanced forms …



Scientists unlock genetic code in major cancer breakthrough

December 28, 2009

 Dec 17, 2009 ― Scientists in the UK believe they have cracked the entire genetic codes of melanoma and lung cancer.  This significant breakthrough could lead to new treatments of these deadly diseases, as they hope the genetic maps will enab …



FDA Issues Updated Consumer Report on Indoor Tanning

December 4, 2009

The FDA recently issued a consumer report that highlights the dangers of exposure to UV radiation and its connection to skin cancer.  Included in the report are warnings against exposure to both the sun and artificial sources (such as tanning beds …



Melanoma Research Foundation Leads Unprecedented Collaboration for Melanoma Research

December 4, 2009

    For Immediate Release: November 3, 2009   Contact:         Berna Diehl                      …