News & Press Room 

Here you will find the latest news about melanoma, including MRF announcements and press releases, media coverage, and updates about advances in research and treatment options. You can also access the MRF’s publications: Our monthly e-newsletter, SPOTlight; the quarterly CURE OM e-newsletter, Eye on OM; and our quarterly print newsletter, MRF Matters.

For media inquiries, please contact Lauren Smith Dyer, the MRF's Director of Communications, at 202-742-5918 or email media@melanoma.org. For after hours, call (202) 870-8827.

 

News

The MRF is pleased to announce its 2014 melanoma research grant awardees! The 2014 research grant program reflected significant changes in the way Read more...

The Sunscreen Innovation Act is one step closer to full Congressional approval! After passing in the House of Representatives, the Senate is Read more...

USA Today reporter Kim Painter wrote about the Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer. In her article, titled "Surgeon Read more...

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Press Releases

The nation's doctor today issued a Call to Action on efforts to prevent skin cancer. Read more...

U.S. House approves Sunscreen Innovation Act, which will expedite review of new sunscreen filters Read more...

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MRF Blog

On July 29 the Acting Surgeon General of the United States issued a Call to Action on Skin Cancer Prevention. This 100+ page report was years in Read more...

Justin Beiber may be saving lives with his hairdo.   I never thought I’d ever type those words but there might be something to that Read more...

Looking back there are a lot of things I wish I could take back. The countless days I spent in tanning beds is one thing I will regret for the Read more...

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