Current News and Jack’s Fund Events

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…

BATTLING CANCER WITH EXERCISE

Jun 12 2015

Exercise, mental health, nutrition — these are all areas that can affect how someone lives during and after cancer treatment. Adopting better…

Melanoma where the sun doesn’t shine

Jun 05 2015

ABC Health & Wellbeing Why can skin cancers occur in parts of your body not exposed to the sun? ~ by Cathy Johnson…

How Deeply Does the Sun Damage Your Skin

May 07 2015

The sun produces three kinds of ultraviolet radiation: UVA, UVB and UVC. The types of UV rays are categorized by their different…