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Melanoma Patient and Memorial Efforts Fuel Advances in Melanoma Research

January 20, 2011

WASHINGTON— For years, researchers in the melanoma field have worked tirelessly against funding shortfalls, a shortage of researchers and the complexities of the disease.  In many cases their work has been supported by funds raised by volunt …

Linney Wins Golden Globe For Role as Melanoma Patient

January 19, 2011

The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) was pleased to see Laura Linney’s portrayal of a woman with advanced melanoma honored by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association at the 2011 Golden Globe Awards.  Linney won the category for Best Actres …

Pharmawire Examines New FDA Guidelines on Combination Therapies

January 13, 2011

Pharmawire recently featured this article on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) newly released draft guidelines for the co-development of combination therapies.  Reporter Elizabeth Krutoholow spoke with the Melanoma Research Found …

The New York Times and Amy Harmon Cover Melanoma for a Fifth Time

December 27, 2010

The New York Times' latest installment in their ongoing coverage of melanoma focuses on the role that patients have in solving the problem of tumor resistance and spotlights the work of Dr. Roger Lo, an MRF grant recipient.  Read the story her …

MRF Meets with FDA on State of Melanoma Drug Development

November 23, 2010

The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) met on November 15, 2010 with high-level officials at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), including Dr. Richard Pazdur, the Director of the Office of Oncology Drug Products.   The Melanoma Research Founda …