Current News and Jack’s Fund Events

The Most Promising Cancer Therapy in Decades Is About to Get Better

Mar 11 2016

Tumors contain the seeds of their own destruction. We just need to work out how to activate them. The rise of immunotherapy…

Melanoma associated with moles have better prognosis.

Aug 29 2016

Melanoma News Today – Nevus-associated melanomas, or melanomas that are associated with a mole, are less likely to have an adverse histopathology…

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…

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,…

Ocular Melanoma

Jul 26 2015

Greetings Jack’s Fund: I have been running the 5K in October for many years. While I did not know Jack, the race is important…