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

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...

Senator Jack Reed (D-RI), Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Congressman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) and Congressman John Dingell (D-MI) recently introduced Read more...

On May 29, 2014, the FDA announced its approval to reclassify indoor tanning beds in an effort to reduce the rising rates of skin cancer linked to Read more...

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Press Releases

BMS announced today melanoma drug ipilimumab in the adjuvant setting prolonged progression-free survival. Read more...

Today, the FDA approved tighter regulations on the use of indoor tanning beds. 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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