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...
Looking Back on 2013
23 December 2013 In News
From everyone here at the Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA), we wish you a healthy and happy holiday season and extend our heartfelt gratitude for an amazing year of progress and collaboration. We are so thankful for the tremendous support we received this year from so many people who share our...
MRA Talks Innovative Collaborations at Partnering For Cures Meeting
14 November 2013 In Events
MRA was honored to be chosen to deliver an Innovator Presentation at FasterCures’ 2013 Partnering For Cures meeting, held last week in New York City. The event brings together leaders from all sectors of medical research to foster collaborations critical to speeding the development of new therapies. MRA staff and leadership...
Video: MRA Board Member and Melanoma Survivor Shares His Story at Forbes Event
30 October 2013 In Events
Earlier this month, MRA Board Member and melanoma survivor Jeff Rowbottom spoke at the Forbes Healthcare Summit. Jeff discussed how his diagnosis with melanoma brought him to the MRA and inspired the Leveraged Finance community to take action against the disease.
Melanoma Research Alliance Rings Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange
26 June 2013 In Events
[youtube url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Emq_T2GO5Y] We had a fabulous visibility opportunity yesterday: The Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA) rang the closing bell on the NYSE trading floor on Tuesday, June 25. Surrounded by MRA leadership and supporters, MRA Co-Founder and Chair Debra Black presided over the ceremony, which signaled the end of the day’s trading.
A Teenager’s View: Keeping Sun Fun and Avoiding Melanoma
By Langley Grace Wallace Over the past 40 years, melanoma has increased 800% in young women and 400% in young men. Recently, melanoma has become the most common cancer among 25-29 year olds, and even teenagers are developing this deadly skin cancer.