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.
An Outdoor Enthusiast’s Guide to Playing It Sun Safe
Johnie Gall || DirtbagDarling.com
Partners in Prevention: MRA and The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer
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...
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.
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...
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...
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.
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...
Adjuvant Therapy Advocacy ASCO Awareness Biopharma Board Members BRAF Cancer Combination Therapy Detection FDA Francis Collins Grants Health HHS Immunotherapy Louise Perkins Melanoma microbiome MRA News Nonprofits Partners Patient Forum Patient Stories Patient-Centric Care Patients Pediatric Melanoma Prevention Redheads Research Science Social Media Surgeon General Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer Targeted Therapy Teens Treatment Wendy Selig Young Investigators Young People