Tag: Cancer

Identifying Melanoma as a Single Cell

2 February 2016 In Science

A recent study published in the journal Science could provide important clues for melanoma diagnosis.  Led by Leonard Zon, M.D., of Boston Children’s Hospital, the study looked at cancer in zebrafish from the very beginning – when it starts as just a single cell.

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Leveraged Finance Fights Melanoma Raises $1.6 Million for Melanoma Research

By Jennifer Engel, MRA Development Manager, Foundations and Campaigns | 29 May 2015 In Allies & Partnerships, Events, Treatment

On May 19, the Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA) took over Rockefeller Center for its Fourth Annual Leveraged Finance Fights Melanoma (LFFM) cocktail event.  As a customary kick-off to summer, industry executives gathered to raise funds for melanoma research and learn about the importance of early detection and sun safety.

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Turning the Tide Against Cancer Through Sustained Medical Innovation

7 October 2014 In Allies & Partnerships, Policy

Guest Blog Contributors Edward Abrahams, Ph.D., President, Personalized Medicine Coalition Margaret Foti, Ph.D., M.D. (h.c.), Chief Executive Officer, American Association for Cancer Research Marcia A. Kean, M.B.A., Chairman, Feinstein Kean Healthcare We live in extraordinary times.

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Melanoma News Round-Up, October 18

19 October 2013 In News

What's been happening in the melanoma space this fall?  Catch up on the news with these timely stories! Breaking Through Cancer's Shield via the New York Times Mayor Launching Crusade Against Tanning Salons via New York Post Liverpool Fashion Week models banned from sunbeds via BBC News Same Gene...

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Melanoma News Round-Up, September 15

15 September 2013 In News

An implantable melanoma vaccine begins clinical trials, whales with sunburn, and other melanoma and skin-cancer related news from  the last few weeks. Cancer vaccine begins Phase I clinical trials via Harvard News Sleep Apnea May Predict Skin Cancer Risk: Could Sleepless Nights Be Harmful To Healthy Skin? via Medical Daily Whales...

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Melanoma News Round-Up August 2, 2013

2 August 2013 In News

Here's the week in melanoma-related news: Hospital Staff Hold a Wedding for a Late-Stage Melanoma Patient via The Border Mail Scientists Seek to Rein In Diagnoses of Cancer via the New York Times Tattoos can Hide Melanoma, Experts Say via WebMD Meet the Woman Who Survived Five Melanomas via The Telegraph New Therapy...

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