Why We Run: Amanda (JMT-MCM 2017)

May 09 2017

Marine Corps Marathon For Papa …As many of you may know, my Papa lost a courageous battle with melanoma in September of…

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…

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…

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…

Why We Run: Molly (chicago team)

Oct 04 2016

My father was diagnosed with a rare type of Melanoma on the bottom of his foot. An area that rarely gets sun.…

Why We Run: Melissa (2016 Chi-Marathon)

Sep 02 2016

I have gone insane and have decided to run the Chicago Marathon this year! As many of you know, our family lost our…

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…