Educational Programs

The MRF has a robust education program aimed at educating patients and physicians about the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of melanoma, as well as increasing overall awareness of the disease.

Educational Materials

We offer a wide variety of educational materials you can use at fundraisers, doctors' offices, schools and health fairs.

Conferences, Webinars and Teleconferences

Each year, the MRF supports approximately 10 patient-focused educational symposia throughout the U.S. attended by nearly 1,400 people touched by melanoma. Our upcoming educational events are below. Learn from leading melanoma experts who aim to bring participants the most current information on melanoma prevention, diagnosis and treatment. We record, and make available online, as many events as possible. 


Upcoming Events

2015 Peer-to-Peer Phone Buddy Training

Join us Saturday, September 19th for our 2015 Phone Buddy training in Saint Louis, Missouri!
Saturday, Sep 19, 2015 | Saint Louis , MO 63103 | Details

Pediatric Melanoma Summit

The Melanoma Research Foundation will host the 2015 Pediatric Summit for pediatric melanoma patients and their families on September 25-27, 2015 at the Great Wolf Lodge in Grapevine, TX!
Friday, Sep 25, 2015 | Grapevine, TX 76051 | Details

Patient Symposium - Washington, DC

The MRF is thrilled to host a second patient symposium in partnership with Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center for the Washington, DC metro area patients and caregivers on Saturday, September 26, 2015. .
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 | Washington, DC 20057 | Details

Eyes on a Cure: Patient & Caregiver Symposium

The MRF is excited to host the 5th Annual CURE OM Eyes on a Cure: Patient & Caregiver Symposium for ocular melanoma patients and the people who support them. This year, we will partner with the ocular melanoma team at Emory Winship Cancer Center in Atlanta, GA!
Friday, Mar 4, 2016 | Atlanta, GA 30329 | Details