Current News and Jack’s Fund Events

A Closer Look at Melanoma at St. Jude

Aug 05 2016

Isaiah Mainer recently took part in the Pediatric and Adolescent Melanoma Referral Clinic created for children who were treated at other institutions.…

TRFJ: Five Kilometers of Encouragement and Community

Oct 25 2015

Glenbard West High School Hannah Jackman, Contributing Writer, October 15, 2015 As a highly charitable and involved community, we hear about 5k fundraisers…

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: “This Run’s For Jack”

Oct 01 2015

More than just a 5k … Your sponsorship makes a profound difference! Sponsorships underwrite the cost of the race so participant donations…

2016 Zachary Lutz

May 19 2016

“Game On” Scholarship Winner The Jack H. Marston II Melanoma Fund Board of Directors is pleased to announce Zachary Lutz as the…

Microneedle Patch Delivers Localized Cancer Immunotherapy to Melanoma

Mar 29 2016

NC STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS:   Biomedical engineering researchers at North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have…

Coach’s Blog 10.19.16

Oct 19 2016

  Hey there NYC Jack’s Team Runners – A BIG WOW to you all on your fundraising achievements. Truly awesome job Team.…

Coach’s Blog 10.11.16

Oct 12 2016

Hi Jack’s Team Runners: First this – a big “Congratulations” goes out to all of our Chicago Marathon Team Runners who completed…

Coach’s Blog 5.31.16

May 31 2016

Hello Jack’s Team. I hope you all had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend. If your schedules were as busy as mine over…

How Exercise May Lower Cancer Risk

Mar 07 2016

The relationship between exercise and cancer has long both intrigued and puzzled oncologists and exercise physiologists. Exercise is strongly associated with lowered…

Meet Dr. Jacob Bitran, hematology oncologist at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Feb 04 2016

February 4 is World Cancer Day. The goal of this day is to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection,…