Tag: Melanoma Awareness

Taking Charge of the Skin You’re In: 3 Levels of Melanoma Prevention and Detection

By Pooja H. Rambhia, MD Candidate, Case Western Reserve University | 3 April 2017 In Melanoma Stories, Prevention, Treatment

No healthy person in their twenties expects they’re going to get a call one day telling them they have an invasive nodular melanoma. Despite seeing and hearing of horrible stories about young patients developing cancers, we can’t imagine it’ll happen to us. That element of surprise is exactly what 25-year-old medical student, Alissa Prior, experienced upon hearing her diagnosis.

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Sports Authority Helps to Shine Some Light on Melanoma

By Jennifer Engel, MRA Development Manager, Foundations and Campaigns | 9 July 2015 In Allies & Partnerships

In recognition of Melanoma Awareness Month in May, Sports Authority deployed its fifth in-store donation and consumer awareness campaign to raise money for MRA’s research program and to educate customers on ways to reduce their risk of melanoma.

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Corporate Partners Join in the Fight Against Melanoma

By Logan Kastner, MRA Director of Marketing and Development | 8 May 2015 In Allies & Partnerships

Melanoma Awareness Month is off to a great start! We have so many people and corporations to thank for all they are doing to raise awareness of this deadly cancer. Like so many of you, the Melanoma Research Alliance is committed to ending death and suffering caused by melanoma.

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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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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, 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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