Immunotherapy & Awareness: Fighting Melanoma on Two Fronts

23 August 2014 In Melanoma Stories

MRA is saddened by the news that Mark Carter lost his battle with melanoma this week.  We send our condolences to his family and friends.   He had hoped that sharing his story would educate and raise awareness of this deadly disease.

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Partners in Prevention: MRA and The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer

30 July 2014 In Allies & Partnerships, News, Policy

Two years ago, the Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA) met with Dr. Howard Koh, the Assistant Secretary for Health at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and asked the question that launched a milestone project to elevate melanoma and skin cancer on the agenda for public health: “How can...

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Melanoma Awareness From a High Schooler’s Perspective: Where We Are and Where We Need To Be

19 July 2014 In Melanoma Stories

Not many teenagers know that melanoma is the number one new cancer diagnosed in young adults ages 25-29. It is also difficult to believe that as with many mistakes made at a young age, neglecting sun safety during childhood and adolescence can harm you later in life.

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Melanoma News Round-Up, July 12

12 July 2014 In News

Hello everyone! We're back to bring you the news highlights for all things melanoma and MRA.

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Melanoma News Round-Up, June 21

21 June 2014 In News

Hello everyone!  We hope you had a wonderful week and you've been staying sun safe.  Here are a few highlights to share with you: High school students created melanoma awareness videos to warn their peers about the dangers of melanoma as part of the Jeff Dulude Melanoma Foundation & Edgemaker's...

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Melanoma News Round-Up, June 14

14 June 2014 In News

Hello everyone!  Summer is in full swing and we have a fantastic video to share with you on the incredible promise of immunotherapy for melanoma treatment. [youtube url=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7JGn1nJNm98]And here's the latest blast of melanoma news! Tales from ASCO: Q&A with MRA's Chief Science Officer Louise Perkins via Philly.com New drugs...

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Melanoma News Round-Up, May 31

31 May 2014 In News

Today is the last day of Melanoma Awareness Month and what a ride it's been!  Thank you to all of our allies and everyone who dedicated their efforts to raising awareness of melanoma and offering support to fund melanoma research.

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Melanoma News Round-Up, May 24

24 May 2014 In News

The third week of Melanoma Awareness Month is coming to a close and we have so much news to share with you, but before we recap—check out what's happening right now! Today is Sunhat Saturday, a day devoted to the importance of wearing hats as sun protection.

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Melanoma News Round-Up, May 17

17 May 2014 In News

So much exciting news as we pass the halfway point of Melanoma Awareness Month! ICYMI we shared our new video highlighting MRA's collaborative approach to melanoma research and raising awareness. [youtube url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y2gI8RO4WrE]We also shared Jamie's story as she expressed 'the reality of "surviving" stage IV melanoma.' Next Tuesday, May 20, two...

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