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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Melanoma News Round-Up, May 10

10 May 2014 In News

Week two of Melanoma Awareness Month is coming to a close--catch up on all the news with MRA! MRA Board Members and funded researchers spoke on a panel about the promise of cancer immunotherapies at the Milken Institute's 2014 Global Conference in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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Ready. Set. May!

3 May 2014 In News

Melanoma Awareness Month is here and we've got tons in store this month.  Check out MRA's new video "Progress for Patients" below.   If you like it, share it!  And don't forget to celebrate Melanoma Monday on May 5th by engaging with MRA on social media! [youtube url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5my5tR5SzxU]USA Today offers...

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Melanoma News Round-Up, April 25

25 April 2014 In News

[youtube url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I1qAZvRjbCU&w=853&h=480]Catch the latest updates from MRA in our April newsletter! And don't forget to lend your voice to helping us defeat melanoma through our Thunderclap campaign! L'Oreal Exec's Personal Battle with Melanoma Led to Sunscreen Ads via AdAge Big Increase in Most Serious Skin Cancer Says Charity via BBC...

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Melanoma News Round-Up, March 28

28 March 2014 In News

Take a look at this week’s melanoma news, which features new hope for patients through incredible research advances and compelling progress toward reducing the risk of melanoma through new sunscreens and stronger regulations on indoor tanning. 

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Moving from Patient to Victor

21 February 2014 In Melanoma Stories

I am not a religious person, but the best equation I can make to waiting for scan results is sitting in purgatory, waiting for someone to decree if you’ll be going to heaven or hell. It is like that every single time. It’s not a routine medical exam.

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Melanoma News Round-Up, February 7

7 February 2014 In News

Here's your dose of recent melanoma news, featuring exciting research advances, survivor stories, and a bracing look into the dangers of tanning beds.

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Amanda's Story

29 January 2014 In Melanoma Stories

I was 24 when I first noticed a “mark” on my breast. Living a busy life focused mainly on my career, I didn’t even think twice about my health. I felt fine. I didn’t even call it a mole at first because it was just a dot and it had...

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The First FDA Approval of Two Melanoma Therapies in Combination

By Louise M. Perkins, Ph.D., MRA Chief Science Officer | 10 January 2014 In News

You may have heard this from other sources already, but we want to take a minute and explain why we’re so excited at MRA by some recent news. This week, GlaxoSmithKline announced that it had received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of a combination treatment for melanoma.

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