Current News and Jack’s Fund Events

Hairdressers could be key to identifying Scalp and Neck Melanomas

Dec 29 2017

A group of researchers are working to determine whether more of these melanomas would be detected, and diagnosed earlier, if hairdressers were…

Blood Pressure Medicine linked with increased risk of Skin Cancer

Dec 05 2017

Recently published research from The University of Southern Denmark and the Danish Cancer Society shows a connection between one of the most…

This Run’s For Jack 2017 Recap and Results

Oct 26 2017

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Newsletter – TRFJ2017 Final Reminder

Oct 01 2017

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Doctors Wade Through Harvey Floods to Treat Cancer Patient

Sep 04 2017

Dr. Adi Diab waded through flood waters in Texas to treat his cancer patient It was Monday morning, time to infuse his…

10 Sunscreen Myths That Make Dermatologists Cringe

Sep 04 2017

Think you need to lie out to boost vitamin D levels? That it’s safe to tan as long as you wear sunscreen? That…

Treating Sunburn in Children

Apr 29 2017

Your baby’s skin: soft, sweet-smelling, vulnerable. You notice that when you’re diapering: irritation develops easily; a soothing cream clears it up like…

Ocular Melanoma trial evaluates less invasive treatment approach

May 01 2017

Patients with ocular melanoma, a type of melanoma that develops in the eye, have a potentially new and groundbreaking treatment option being…

Why We Run: Melissa (2017JMT-NYC)

Mar 21 2017

Jack’s Marathon Team – NYC2017: Melissa Megias story … I’ve chosen Jack’s Fund for a very personal reason. In 2012, my journey with Melanoma began and…

Cheerleading and the dangerous tanning culture

Mar 31 2017

Many college and professional teams have strict appearance rules for cheerleaders, including that they must maintain a tanned look. Some teams even…