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

Patient Symposium - St. Louis, MO

The Melanoma Research Foundation is thrilled to host a free melanoma patient education symposium in St. Louis, Missouri on Saturday, May 21, 2016. This event is dedicated to melanoma patients and the people who support them.
Saturday, May 21, 2016 | Saint Louis, MO 63110 | Details

San Francisco Phone Buddy Training

Register Here Do you live in Northern California? Would you like to become an MRF Phone Buddy? Join us for a FREE one-day training in San Francisco, Saturday, June 4, 2016.
Saturday, Jun 4, 2016 | San Francisco, CA 94108 | Details

Immunotherapy in Melanoma Conference

The Melanoma Research Foundation will host Immunotherapy in Melanoma: A Celebration of Advances - a patient and caregiver educational symposium - on August 12-13, 2016 for melanoma patients who have used or are using immunotherapy to treat their melanoma.
Friday, Aug 12, 2016 | New York, NY 10036 | Details

Pediatric Melanoma Summit - Charlotte, NC

The 3rd Annual Pediatric Melanoma Summit will be held September 16-18, 2016 at the Great Wolf Lodge just outside of Charlotte, NC at the Concord location.
Friday, Sep 16, 2016 | Concord, NC 28027 | Details