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

World-renowned actor Jason George hosts the annual Miles for Melanoma 5k on the Universal Studios Backlot Read more...

World-renowned melanoma experts analyzed the state of melanoma research, creating a roadmap for the future. Read more...

The FDA announces a proposal that would significantly restrict the use of tanning beds. Read more...

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MRF Blog

Melanoma has been a part of my life since 2004. November 2004 I was diagnosed with Stage I cutaneous (skin) melanoma and in January 2008 I was Read more...

Six years ago I noticed a dark line in my finger nail that continued to worsen over the course of the year. After my nail started lifting from the Read more...

I was first diagnosed with melanoma in 1996. Thanks to my primary care doctor, who identified an irregular mole on my back during a routine Read more...

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