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Melanoma Research Alliance
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Working to cure melanoma skin cancer with research and prevention
Working to cure melanoma skin cancer with research and prevention

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There's been a lot about immunotherapies and melanoma in the news lately. We worked with our friends at the Milken Institute to create this video that explains the basics behind this treatment approach.  Hear why both patients and doctors are excited about immunotherapies!

Melanoma Research Alliance Presents: The Promise of Immunotherapy

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Our CEO says it's time for the U.S. to catch up with the rest of the world in melanoma prevention! 
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/wendy-kd-selig/its-time-for-the-us-to-ca_b_5352065.html?utm_hp_ref=politics&ir=Politics

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Our first new video in a while: Progress for Patients.  What do you think?!

The Melanoma Research Alliance: Progress for Patients

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Help us celebrate Melanoma Awareness Month through awareness, prevention, and of course, research!
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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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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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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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Last night's ABC News ran a story on the promising melanoma therapies under development for late-stage patients.

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After his friend died of melanoma, an Australian man started growing a beard in his memory.  Three years later, he's trying to auction it off for $1 million to support cancer research!


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2574489/Talk-hair-brained-scheme-Why-one-Australian-man-wants-sell-luscious-beard-1-000-000.html

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Stay sun safe this spring break!
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