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A Year of Progress and Hope

December 19, 2023

As 2023 comes to a close, we’d like to reflect on some of the major advancements in the treatment of cutaneous and metastatic uveal melanoma— bringing hope to many patients and their loved ones. The MRF’s mission is to eradicate melanoma by acceleratin …

Melanoma thriver Jody Carroll shares her journey and passion for Pilates ahead of upcoming fundraiser

December 19, 2023

Guest blog post by Jody Carroll, melanoma thriver and MRF supporter: “I have always been a fitness enthusiast and for years was used to doing extreme workouts such as CrossFit, running half marathons, triathlons and a few obstacle races that ended with …

Congressional Skin Cancer Caucus Briefing on Improving Sun Safety Measures and Promoting Sunscreen Innovation

December 15, 2023

Sunscreen remains one of the most important tools we have as melanoma advocates to prevent melanoma and other skin cancers, but for the past two decades, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has made few advances in bringing advanced and more protect …

End of Year Patient Story: Neil Corman

December 11, 2023

“In December 2016, just before Christmas, my world shifted during a routine eye exam. Twenty years had passed since my last one, and I had noticed a black spot in my left eye’s vision. After a few tests, I was informed by the doctor I had a partially d …

The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) and its Funded Researchers Contribute to International Science Meetings

November 29, 2023

From November 6-9, 2023, the 20th International Congress of the Society for Melanoma Research (SMR) convened in Philadelphia, PA to share research updates on the latest trends in the melanoma space and move the field forward. The MRF had a strong prese …