Focus on College Students

Oct 31 2015

HALF OF TOP U.S. COLLEGES PROVIDE TANNING BEDS FOR STUDENTS A Tan to Die for: Millions of US college students may have…

Sunscreen Donation to LifeGuards

Jul 10 2015

Glen Ellyn Park District Sunset Pool LifeGuards Jack’s Fund has donated sunscreen to the Glen Ellyn Park District Lifeguards at Sunset Pool…

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…

7th Graders join the fight against skin cancer

Apr 29 2015

Jack’s Fund invited to participate in Problem Based Learning at Hadley Junior. Subject:  Stop Melanoma … Stop Tanning! As a way to…

Key Genetic Factor Controls Mole Development Into Melanoma

Jan 25 2015

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and the Wistar Institute recently discovered a key genetic factor that maintains skin moles in a…

Check Yourself!

Jan 19 2015

The difference between a mole and melanoma explained Friday, January 16, 2015 – WOMEN’S DAY With the number of skin cancer cases…

Sun Savvy Traveler

Dec 19 2014

Lucky enough to be heading to warmer climates this winter? Stay savvy about the sun. You may be on vacation, but your skin…

Surgeon General CALL TO ACTION

Jul 31 2014

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Vemurafenib Comination Effective in Advanced BRAF-Mutant Melanoma

May 12 2014

Encouraging Data: OncLive: Silas Inman Published Online: Wednesday, May 7, 201     The combination of the BRAF inhibitor vemurafenib (Zelboraf) with…

Melanoma Risk Assessment

Apr 14 2014

Sun exposure, family history guide risk assessment for melanoma screening       NEW YORK — Several factors can help better define…

Join Jack’s Team for the 2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon or TCS-NYC Marathon!

Guaranteed entries into the TCS-New York City Marathon and the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Make a difference in the fight against melanoma. We welcome pre-lottery, post-lottery and runners with their own entries.

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