Tag: Skin Cancer


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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Melanoma News Round-Up, February 7

7 February 2014 In News

Here's your dose of recent melanoma news, featuring exciting research advances, survivor stories, and a bracing look into the dangers of tanning beds.

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Amanda's Story

29 January 2014 In Melanoma Stories

I was 24 when I first noticed a “mark” on my breast. Living a busy life focused mainly on my career, I didn’t even think twice about my health. I felt fine. I didn’t even call it a mole at first because it was just a dot and it had...

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The Most-Shared Melanoma Stories of 2013

30 December 2013 In News

[caption id="attachment_714" align="alignright" width="350"] A melanoma tumor as seen with photoacoustic microscopy, Lihong Wang, Washington University in St. Louis[/caption] There was plenty of exciting melanoma news in 2013, from scientific breakthroughs to new treatments to effective melanoma awareness initiatives.

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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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Melanoma News Round-Up, November 22

22 November 2013 In News

There's been lots of exciting melanoma research in the news recently, especially since this week marked the 10th Annual Society For Melanoma Research (SMR) Congress meeting. Check out the stories below for all the research updates and stories you'll want to share with your friends and family! New Cancer Treatments...

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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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