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 - Columbus, OH

The Melanoma Research Foundation is excited to partner with The Ohio State University and The James Comprehensive Cancer Center to offer a free melanoma patient symposium on May 6, 2017.
Saturday, May 6, 2017 | Columbus, OH 43212 | Details

Educational Symposium - Austin, TX

Save the Date: May 6, 2017 The MRF is proud to partner with MD Anderson Cancer Center for a melanoma patient symposium on May 6, 2017 in Austin, TX. In an effort to accomodate more patients across the state of Texas, the 2017 event will not be held in Houston. Experts on melanoma prevention, diagnosis and treatment will be on hand to present a variety of important topics. This symposium is dedicated to melanoma patients and the people who support them. Registration is required by April 28th. 
Saturday, May 6, 2017 | Austin, TX 78705 | Details

Patient Symposium - Philadelphia, PA

Save the Date: May 12, 2017 The Melanoma Research Foundation is proud to partner with Abramson Cancer Center and Penn Medicine for the 15th Annual Focus on Melanoma Conference on Friday, May 12, 2017. This educational symposium is dedicated to melanoma patients and the people who support them. Join us as melanoma experts present the latest in melanoma prevention, diagnosis and treatment! Breakfast and lunch will be provided. An event flyer has been posted below!
Friday, May 12, 2017 | Philadelphia, PA 19131 | Details

Patient Symposium - Chapel Hill, NC

Save the Date: May 22, 2017 The MRF is excited to again partner with UNC-Chapel Hill to host a Melanoma Patient Day on Monday, May 22, 2017. This event is dedicated to melanoma patients and the people who support them.  When: Monday, May 22, 2017 from 12:30pm - 4:30pm Registration is required by May 15th. 
Monday, May 22, 2017 | Chapel Hill, NC 27517 | Details

Patient Symposium - Seattle, WA

Save the Date: June 10, 2017! For the 10th year in a row, the MRF and SCCA will partner to host the Northwest Melanoma Symposium: Science to Survivorship! Please join us as melanoma experts present the latest in melanoma prevention, diagnosis and treatment! Registration is FREE, but space is limited. Morning refreshments and lunch will be provided. Registration is required by June 1st.  When: 7:30am - Doors open 7:45am - 8:30am - Breakfast and Check-in 8:30am - 3pm - Seminar
Saturday, Jun 10, 2017 | Seattle, WA 98109 | Details

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