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Melanoma Treatments: Breakthroughs for Multiple Cancers — for Real and Right Now

By Louise M. Perkins, Ph.D., MRA Chief Science Officer | 10 July 2017 In Science, Treatment

While 2014 and 2015 offered a whirlwind of good news related to new melanoma treatments from immune to targeted therapy, since then, it’s been a bit quieter in melanoma. Although there has been exceptional news in regard to other cancers. Why is that, and what are the latest breakthroughs?

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Sunscreen Laws may Hinder Protecting Children from Exposure

By Pamela Goldsmith, MRA Director of Communications | 10 July 2017 In News, Policy, Prevention

With the launch of summer comes conventional discussion around ranking sunscreens, and chatter between the experts to parse what should be considered in choosing the most effective among them. It’s also a key conversation among parents heading into the season with an eye on protecting their children from sun exposure. Yet, something remaining a central concern among those parents is the public policy surrounding use of sunscreen in schools.

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Strides and Obstacles in Melanoma Research Spotlight on Martin McMahon, PhD

By Pamela Goldsmith, MRA Director of Communications | 6 June 2017 In Science, Treatment

Like so many in the melanoma research field, Martin McMahon, PhD, Huntsman Cancer Institute’s senior director of pre-clinical translation and Professor at the University of Utah, entered the melanoma field by accident.

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8th Annual Scientific Retreat Recap

7 March 2016 In Events, Science

The end of February was a momentous one for the MRA team and all the folks in the melanoma community. We hosted our 8th Annual Scientific Retreat in Washington, DC, and they truly just seem to get better and better. The Retreat serves two main roles for those invited participants.

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Expanded Access Programs: A Time of Amazement in Melanoma

By Louise M. Perkins, Ph.D., MRA Chief Science Officer | 28 August 2014 In Science, Treatment

For those of you keeping a close eye on the field of melanoma treatments, you know that we find ourselves living in a simply amazing period of opportunity and innovation—even though there is still a long way to go.

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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, 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 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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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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