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Join the MRA-L'Oreal Thunderclap to help spread the message of melanoma prevention around the world during Melanoma Awareness month!

http://youtu.be/I1qAZvRjbCU
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Lawmakers have introduced a bill that may finally give US consumers access to sunscreen ingredients that have been available in the rest of the world for decades!
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Researchers have uncovered a genetic mutation that may be responsible for raising the risk of melanoma:

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-26790332
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Last night's ABC News ran a story on the promising melanoma therapies under development for late-stage patients.
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Stay sun safe this spring break!
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Today's Washington Post article on cancer immunotherapies features 3(!) MRA-funded investigators, as well as a melanoma clinical trial patient.
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A fabulous profile of our founder just appeared in Lifestyles Magazine...check it out on our website: http://www.curemelanoma.org/assets/Uploads/DebraBlackLifestylesDec2013.pdf
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Working to cure melanoma skin cancer with research and prevention
Introduction
MRA is a public charity formed in 2007 under the auspices of the Milken Institute, with the generous founding support of Debra and Leon Black.  Due to the ongoing support of our founders, 100% of every dollar we raise funds critical melanoma research. MRA is poised to build on recent momentum in the field, accelerating the pace of scientific discovery and translation in order to eliminate suffering and death due to melanomaMRA’s ability to fund wide-ranging research in melanoma is amplified by unique multi-faceted collaborations and partnerships with individuals, private foundations and corporations.