ocular melanoma

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.

In Linda's Words: 5th Annual CURE OM Eyes on a Cure Symposium

March 24, 2016 | Categories: Events, Patient Stories
Melanoma has been a part of my life since 2004. November 2004 I was diagnosed with Stage I cutaneous (skin) melanoma and in January 2008 I was diagnosed with ocular melanoma (OM). In March 2008 I had plaque brachytherapy treatment to treat the tumor in my eye.

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:
 

Julie & Amelia - #GivingTuesday 2015

November 25, 2015 | Categories: Events, Patient Stories
#GivingTuesday is Tuesday, December 1, 2015! Join Julie and Amelia in Supporting the MRF.
 

Guest Post: Dr. Sacks, Ocular Melanoma and Gratitude

November 12, 2015 | Categories: Patient Stories

Ocular melanoma survivor Anne Marie Montijo reflects on the passing of Dr. Oliver Sacks and her own goal to live each day with a spirit of gratitude.

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 Fight

August 28, 2015 | Categories: Patient Stories

Guest blogger Frank Nichols shares his story as an ocular melanoma patient, advocate and participant in Miles for Melanoma NYC.

Guest Post: 4th Annual CURE OM’s Eye on a Cure Symposium

March 27, 2015 | Categories: Events

Meeting summary written by By Esther Damaser, Ph.D., ocular melanoma survivor and CURE OM Patient Steering Committee member.

Melanoma & Technology

March 31, 2014 | Categories: Diagnosis
Here at the MRF, we talk a lot about skin checks. The message is clear: if you see something that is different or changing, get it checked out.
 

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