Current News and Jack’s Fund Events

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: “This Run’s For Jack”

Jul 16 2021

More than just a 5k … Your sponsorship makes a difference! Sponsorships underwrite the cost of the race so participant donations can…

UPF Clothing is the Sun Protection Your Skin’s Been Missing

Jul 06 2019

Sunscreen isn’t the only thing you should be wearing to protect your skin…A derm explains  how it works: We all know that…

$5000 Donation Funds Four New Shade Shelters

Feb 12 2020

January 14, 2020:  The Glen Ellyn Board of Commissioners would like to recognize Sharon Marston, along with the Jack H. Marston II…

May 28, 2021: DON’T FRY DAY NEWSLETTER

May 28 2021

The National Council Declares the Friday before Memorial Day, as “Don’t Fry Day” To Encourage Sun Safety Awareness. “After a year of…

A SURVIVORS GUIDE TO MELANOMA/ALLURE.COM

May 26 2021

When it comes to our physical well-being, we could all learn a thing or two from Santa Claus. As chaotic as things…

Study confirms high doses of vitamin D have no effect on COVID-19

May 06 2021

Medical News Today: Researchers have wondered whether vitamin D may help people avoid SARS-CoV-2 infections and mitigate the effects of COVID-19. A…

What to know about melanonychia

Mar 31 2021

MEDICAL NEWS TODAY NEWSLETTER:  Melanonychia is the term for dark pigmentation of the fingernails or toenails. The discoloration can be a natural…

Advancing Melanoma Treatment Through Research: A Pilot Study

Mar 23 2021

A New Melanoma Marker Summary: Melanoma is a very aggressive skin cancer that can quickly progress and cause death. In 2020, there…

National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention: Sunlamp Regulations

Mar 23 2021

Jack’s Fund advocacy:  Signs letter (with 40 other organizations) requesting FDA banning/regulating sunlamps. NCSCP members represent the nation’s premier researchers, clinicians and…

2021 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Dec 15 2020

Welcome Runners!  Welcome JMT Alumni!  We’re excited to announce the opening of the 2021 Chicago Marathon Registration.  Join us … learn more…