SPOTlight Newsletters

Moving Melanoma Research Forward - SPOTlight August 2013

Published Date: 
Thu, 2013-08-22
  • Department of Defense funding for melanoma research
  • Record number of Research Grant proposals received in 2013
  • The MRF & IRONMAN
  • New Website

Your Action is Needed - SPOTlight July 2013

Published Date: 
Tue, 2013-07-23
  • Call for comments - FDA's proposed tanning bed regulations
  • MRFBC continues to expand
  • Upcoming Wings of Hope for Melanoma galas
  • Melanoma in the news

New Treatment Options - SPOTlight June 2013

Published Date: 
Tue, 2013-06-25
  • ASCO Recap:
    • Two new metastatic melanoma treatment options approved by the FDA
      • First-ever MEK Inhibitor, trametinib
      • BRAF inhibitor, dabrafenib
    • Successful clinical trial of combination immunotherapies, ipilimumab and nivolumab
  • Research grant program receives more applications than ever before
  • Freddie Freeman & the Atlanta Braves raise awareness of skin cancer
  • Ocular Melanoma webinar on liver-directed therapies

Melanoma Awareness Month - SPOTlight May 2013

Published Date: 
Wed, 2013-05-15
  • Atlanta Braves' 1st baseman partners with the MRF against melanoma
  • Event recap: 2nd annual Miles for Melanoma at Universal Studios 5k
  • Society for Melanoma Research (SMR) annual meeting
  • The MRF & IRONMAN
  • Melanoma in the news

Celebrities Fight Melanoma - SPOTlight April 2013

Published Date: 
Wed, 2013-04-24
  • Rob & Sheryl Lowe host 2nd annual Miles for Melanoma at Universal Studios 5k
  • Upcoming educational events
  • Advocacy initiatives: what can YOU do?
  • Event recap: American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) annual meeting
  • Melanoma in the news

It Takes a Team - SPOTlight March 2013

Published Date: 
Sat, 2013-03-30
  • 1st national volunteer summit
  • Featured volunteer: Dove Karn
  • Kim Silva joins the MRFBC
  • CURE OM patient & caregiver symposium
  • Melanoma in the news

Finding Hope - SPOTlight February 2013

Published Date: 
Thu, 2013-02-21
  • Webinar: Managing melanoma in an quickly changing treatment landscape
  • Volunteer summit - deadline for registration
  • CURE OM patient symposium
  • Miles for Melanoma at Universal Studios 5k
  • Melanoma in the news

Pushing Forward Towards a Cure - SPOTlight January 2013

Published Date: 
Thu, 2013-01-31
  • New MRF Chair of the Board of Directors
  • $800,000 in ocular melanoma research grants
  • Upcoming educational webinar
  • 1st annual volunteer summit
  • Melanoma in the news

MRF Newsletter - Winter 2009

Published Date: 
Tue, 2009-09-01

I'm Living Past My Prognosis (article by Gary Bart) Volunteer Profile Melanoma Finds Its Voice on Capital Hill Grassroots and Other Events Calendar Community Events Ask A Nurse Program New Web Site Sign Up For Our E-Newsletter

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