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

Actor and comedian Kevin Nealon appeared live on KTLA 5's Morning News on October 14, 2014. At the end of the segment, the MRF's 3rd Read more...

The MRF's Jena Dickman, Miles for Melanoma Event Coordinator, appeared on Good Day Columbus on September 18 to educate viewers about melanoma Read more...

Each year, the MRF's CURE OM initiative hosts two international scientific meetings, convening some of the sharpest minds in the ocular Read more...

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Press Releases

Representatives Maloney and Fitzpatrick request $50 million for rare cancer research in FY16. Read more...

The 4th annual Miles for Melanoma 5k Run/Walk on the Universal Studios Backlot is on May 3, 2015. Read more...

CURE OM Director Sara Selig, MD Responds to Oliver Sacks Ocular Melanoma News Read more...

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MRF Blog

Hi, I'm Nicole Serraiocco. I'm a wife, a mother of 3 children and an IRONMAN. Completing the 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike ride and 26.2 Read more...

I am an old hand at CURE OM meetings, and an even older one at dealing with ocular melanoma (OM) in general. For those of you not familiar with OM Read more...

Providing care to a sick loved one is a centuries-old act of kindness and loyalty. There is comfort in knowing that your loved one is receiving Read more...

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