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

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...

Associated Press reporter Anne Flaherty summarized the recent Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer, issued by Surgeon General Boris Lushniak in Read more...

We are extremely pleased to announce that the House Energy and Commerce Committee has approved the Sunscreen Innovation Act, H.R. 4250. This 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

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...

“The only constant in life is change.”  - Heraclitus   My primary melanoma tumor was a birthmark on my thigh that Read more...

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