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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, 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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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...

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Protecting Melanoma Research Progress in the Midst of Budget Upheaval

By Wendy Selig, MRA President & CEO | 5 December 2013 In Policy

A diagnosis of metastatic melanoma launches individuals and their families into an intense maze of frightening statistics, clinical trials and uncertain prognosis.  Here at the Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA), we are focused on the mission of accelerating the research to bring better options to these patients.

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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...

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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.

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MRA Out and About

10 October 2013 In Events

 MRA staff has been traveling the globe for the past couple weeks, from London, to Denver to other exotic locales.  Our Chief Scientific Officer attended the annual meeting of the European Cancer Congress (ECC) in Amsterdam, while our communications and policy staff spent the past two days at the BIO...

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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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New Melanoma Stories

27 August 2013 In Melanoma Stories

We are very privileged that melanoma survivors and their families continue to share their journeys with MRA's community of supporters and friends. We've recently added two new stories to the Survivor Stories section of our website, and here's a preview:

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