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

The Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program at the Department of Defense (DoD) has led to many significant discoveries and innovative new treatments Read more...

Actor and comedian Kevin Nealon appeared live on KTLA 5's Morning News on October 14, 2014. At the end of the segment, the MRF's 3rd Read more...

The MRF's Jena Dickman, Miles for Melanoma Event Coordinator, appeared on Good Day Columbus on September 18 to educate viewers about melanoma Read more...

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Press Releases

The MRF urges the USPSTF to consider the ramifications of not recommending yearly full body skin checks. Read more...

World-renowned actor Jason George hosts the annual Miles for Melanoma 5k on the Universal Studios Backlot Read more...

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MRF Blog

Dear OM Community,  Week after week, month after month, the reported cases of ocular melanoma in Huntersville, North Carolina continue to Read more...

"Mommy, thank you so much for taking me to Great Wolf Lodge again!" Moses wrapped his arms around my neck, with great big tears Read more...

The MRF and the melanoma community are mourning the loss of Randy Lomax, who died from melanoma on July 28, 2016. Randy was diagnosed with Stage Read more...

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