SPOTlight Newsletters

Surgeon General's Call to Action - MRF July SPOTlight

Published Date: 
Thu, 2014-07-31
  • Surgeon General's Call to Action to prevent skin cancer
  • Pediatric Summit
  • Increased funding to DoD's PRCRP
  • National Volunteer Summit
  • Melanoma in the news
  • Upcoming events

ASCO & FDA: Major Progress - MRF June SPOTlight

Published Date: 
Thu, 2014-06-19
  • FDA tanning announcement
  • ASCO 2014 recap
  • 2nd annual National Volunteer Summit
  • Early detection Twitter chat transcript
  • Melanoma in the news
  • Upcoming events

Melanoma Awareness Month - SPOTlight May 2014

Published Date: 
Tue, 2014-05-20
  • #GetNaked for melanoma awareness
  • Early detection Twitter chat
  • CURE OM scientific meeting
  • Miles for Melanoma at Universal Studios
  • Melanoma in the News

Special Request - SPOTlight April 2014

Published Date: 
Wed, 2014-04-23
  • Special request for participation: the MRF's #GetNaked early detection awareness campaign 

Melanoma & Technology - SPOTlight March 2014

Published Date: 
Mon, 2014-03-31
  • A Million Miles in May
  • Recap: Legislative Hill Day
  • Recap: CURE OM's symposium
  • Melanoma in the news

$25 Million for Military Cancer Research - SPOTlight February 2014

Published Date: 
Thu, 2014-02-27
  • Melanoma included in $25 million military research funding
  • Twitter chat: Clinical Trials with melanoma patient/blogger, T.J. Sharpe
  • 3rd annual Miles for Melanoma 5k at Universal Studios
  • Melanoma in the news

FDA Approves 1st Combo Therapy for Advanced Melanoma - SPOTlight January 2014

Published Date: 
Fri, 2014-01-31
  • FDA approves 1st ever combination therapy for advanced melanoma
  • 2014 Legislative Hill Day 
  • New MRF Board of Directors
  • Research grant process - now accepting grant proposals
  • Key upcoming events
  • Melanoma in the news

Year in Review & Looking Forward - SPOTlight December 2013

Published Date: 
Fri, 2013-12-20
  • Year in review
  • The MRF receives a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator!
  • Kevin Nealon celebrity golf tournament
  • Raising awareness in local communities
  • Melanoma in the news

Turning Thanks Into Action - SPOTlight November 2013

Published Date: 
Sat, 2013-11-23
  • MRF's webinar on new immunotherapy guidelines for physicians created by the Society for Immunotherapy in Cancer (SITC)
  • CURE OM partners with the NIH & Society for Melanoma Research (SMR)
  • Year end giving
  • #GivingTuesday
  • Melanoma in the news

Advancing Ocular Melanoma - SPOTlight October 2013

Published Date: 
Thu, 2013-10-24
  • Impact of the government shutdown on melanoma patients
  • New MRF Board of Directors
  • The MRF's CURE OM 2nd anniversary
  • CURE OM at the Society for Melanoma Research meeting
  • Melanoma in the news