Causes

Summer's Story: The Need for an OM Patient Registry

August 24, 2016 | Categories: Causes, Patient Stories, Research

Summer shares her ocular melanoma story and why she joined the #CUREOM Unite! campaign to support the development of a national ocular melanoma patient registry.

Meet Kayla, 9, Miles for Melanoma Denver's Top Fundraiser!

July 15, 2016 | Categories: Causes, Events
Each year, Kayla Jensen, 9, looks forward to the trip she and her family make from Lewistown, Montana, to Denver, Colorado, for the annual Miles for Melanoma 5k run/walk. There Kayla meets up with her team Becky’s Buddies, of which she has been a dedicated member since she was seven years old. Along with her teammates, Kayla works hard to raise critically-needed funding to fight the cancer that took her Aunt Becky’s life three years ago when Becky was just 32 years old. 

Taking Ed's Melanoma Fight to Capitol Hill

February 22, 2016 | Categories: Causes, Events

I was first diagnosed with melanoma in 1996. Thanks to my primary care doctor, who identified an irregular mole on my back during a routine physical, and my dermatologist, Dr. Glenn Fuchs, who biopsied then removed the mole, it was identified very early and the melanoma was considered in situ. Every 4 to 6 months since, I visit Dr.

Moses - #GivingTuesday 2015

December 1, 2015 | Categories: Causes

#GivingTuesday is almost over but it’s not too late to give a gift to the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) to help stop melanoma in its path. Christy and Dan share why they support the MRF and their fellow pediatric melanoma families.

Carola - #GivingTuesday 2015

December 1, 2015 | Categories: Causes
Today is #GivingTuesday! Read why Carola Supports the MRF.
 
Melanoma is one of the fastest growing cancers in the world. Today, however, people across the globe stand together to fight back. With your #GivingTuesday gift to the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF), you will help bring new treatment options, and, eventually, a cure, to people fighting this cancer.  
 

Sheila - #GivingTuesday 2015

November 30, 2015 | Categories: Causes
#GivingTuesday is TOMORROW! Join Sheila in Supporting the MRF.
 
#GivingTuesday is in less than 24 hours! Your tax-deductible gift received on #GivingTuesday will help bring exciting research and treatment advances to those battling melanoma, as well as expand efforts to prevent future diagnoses.
 
Read why Sheila will support the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) on #GivingTuesday:
 

Graham - #GivingTuesday 2015

November 30, 2015 | Categories: Causes
#GivingTuesday is TOMORROW, December 1! Join Graham in Supporting the MRF.
 

Guest Post: Dr. Richard Carvajal - #CUREOM Unite!

October 14, 2015 | Categories: Causes

For the last decade, Dr. Richard Carvajal has dedicated his career to the research and treatment of rare cancers like ocular melanoma (OM) and understands the need for more funding to drive research breakthroughs in the field.

Guest Post: Connie's Story

October 6, 2015 | Categories: Causes

Guest blogger Connie Popp shares her experience as an ocular melanoma caregiver, advocate and participant in Miles for Melanoma in support of the CURE OM Unite! campaign.

Guest Post: Why I #GetNaked for Melanoma Awareness

May 21, 2015 | Categories: Causes
Hi, I'm Nicole Serraiocco. I'm a wife, a mother of 3 children and an IRONMAN. Completing the 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike ride and 26.2 mile marathon was the greatest physical undertaking of my life, but it pales in comparison with the real reason why I took on this incredibly difficult challenge.
 

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