Current News and Jack’s Fund Events

Shade Shelters: shielding kids from the sun isn’t just about sunscreen

Jul 19 2019

Dr. Eichenfield, who is the past president of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology, called it “having a broad perspective on sun protection.”…

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…

Why We Run: Jennifer Swender (JMT-NYC 2013)

May 08 2019

  In 2008, I lost my sister to melanoma. In 2013 I was proud to run the NYC marathon as part of…

Why We Run: 2019 Chicago Marathon Team

May 03 2019

  INTRODUCING Jack’s Marathon Team / Chi2019 Why We Run:  “I run because I can … when I get tired, I remember…

Subungual Melanoma: What You Need to Know

May 01 2019

Karolina Jasko has a family history of melanoma, so she’s no stranger to paying attention to her skin. Her mother — who…

NEW FDA Sunscreen Guidelines

Apr 10 2019

This significant action is aimed at bringing nonprescription, over-the-counter (OTC) sunscreens that are marketed without FDA-approved applications up to date with the…

Jack’s Fund joins National Council on Skin Cancer Preventation

Apr 04 2019

The Jack H. Marston II Melanoma Fund has accepted an invitation to join the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention. Along with the…

Raising awareness with greeting cards

Jan 26 2017

  CARDS FOR A CAUSE! Catching melanoma early can save the life of your loved one.  Jack’s Fund works tirelessly to raise…

You Can Get Skin Cancer on Your Feet

Dec 20 2018

Skin cancers like melanoma often affect areas of the body that are exposed to the sun’s harmful UV rays, including the hands,…

2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to 2 Cancer Immunotherapy Researchers

Nov 19 2018

New York Times (Oct. 1, 2018): The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded on Monday to James P. Allison of…