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…

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…

Stanford: Algorithm “trained” to detect melanoma

Feb 13 2017

  SMART PHONE APP TRAINED TO DETECT MELANOMA. MELANOMA NEWS TODAY: A team of Stanford scientists are developing an artificially intelligent (AI)…

Raising awareness with greeting cards

Jan 26 2017

SPOT CHECK YOUR VALENTINE! Catching melanoma early can save the life of your loved one. Jack’s Fund works tirelessly to raise awareness…

NFL Won’t Turn Pink In 2017

Jan 24 2017

A Crucial Catch – After eight straight Octobers of painting fields, cleats, and helmets with pink ribbons, the NFL has decided to…

Minnesota has highest incidence rate of melanoma in Midwest

Jan 06 2017

January 6, 2017: Despite increased efforts to raise public awareness about the prevention and early detection of melanoma, a growing proportion of…

Research Study: Indoor tanning age restriction could have a significant impact on melanoma incidence

Dec 20 2016

An age restriction on indoor tanning could save thousands of lives and millions of dollars, according to new research published online in…

Combo Therapy Improves Outcomes in Melanoma Brain Metastasis

Oct 03 2016

Melanoma News Today: Therapies that target elements of the immune system or certain pathways active in cancer cells, in combination with radiation…

Top US Colleges Support Dangerous Indoor Tanning

Sep 07 2016

We send our children off to college hoping they receive a good education and make lifelong friends.  But many of our nation’s…

Advanced Head and Neck Melanomas Often Found Where They’re Hardest to See

Sep 07 2016

Melanoma News Today: Advanced-stage cutaneous head and neck melanomas are diagnosed more often on the scalp or back of the neck than toward the front of…