Current News and Jack’s Fund Events

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…

2020 Thanksgiving Newsletter

Dec 15 2020

We are thankful for you!  This year has been full of challenges, but it is a tradition here at Jack’s Fund to…

TRFJ2020 Goes Virtual

Sep 16 2020

17th Annual “This Run’s for Jack” Goes VIRTUAL in 2020 Your Time – Your Place – Your People Compete in one or…

AAD: Can sunlight kill the Coronovirus?

May 28 2020

American Academy of Dermatology statement on the dangers of ultraviolet exposure ROSEMONT, Ill. (April 24, 2020) — Statement attributable to AAD President…

May 22, 2020: Don’t Fry Day

May 21 2020

Get Involved:  Resources for Community Engagement, Don’t Fry Day Promotion, Don’t Fry Day Graphics and Posters, School Activities and Social Media. Learn…

Don’t Fry Day – Friday before Memorial Day

May 21 2020

  Read More Here:  Press Release from NCSCP