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 Christine Diven, at 202-591-4003 or email media@melanoma.org

 

News

The MRF is pleased to report that the Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP) announcements—the Career Development Award, Idea Award Read more...

  Statement from the Melanoma Research Foundation Earlier this week, NBC’s Today Show ran an important story about the use of Read more...

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

Guest blog post by OM caregiver, CURE OM Steering Committee member and #EyeGetDilated advocate Alina Itkis: #EyeGetDilated because… I want Read more...

J.B. Ward is one of the 1% of melanoma patients with mucosal melanoma. Together, J.B., the MRF and the mucosal melanoma community have launched a Read more...

Guest blog post by OM survivor and #EyeGetDilated advocate, Deborah Smith: I am Deborah Smith from Georgia and I have a Class II choroidal Read more...

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