Current News and Jack’s Fund Events

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…

Why We Run – Devon Healy (NYC2018)

Oct 29 2018

Devon running the Staten Island Half in her favorite Jack’s Team shirt! Devon’s story … “My mom passed away from Melanoma in…

TRFJ2018 Thank You! What. A. Day.

Oct 26 2018


TRFJ Volunteer Sign Up

Sep 24 2018

2018 “This Run’s For Jack” We LOVE our volunteers!  Only with your help, can we keep everyone safe on the course and…

TRFJ2018 Registration is Open!

Aug 22 2018

Join us on October 14 for the 15th Annual “This Run’s for Jack”.          

Jack’s Fund joins MAC

Apr 04 2018

Jack’s Fund joins the Melanoma Action Coalition. The Melanoma Action Coalition (MAC) is a group of community-based melanoma foundations and individuals from…

NCI-led research team develops predictor for immunotherapy response in melanoma

Aug 28 2018

NCI Press Release:  Posted: August 20, 2018 In a new study, researchers developed a gene expression predictor that can indicate whether melanoma…

Flight crew at higher risk

Jul 06 2018

Harvard Study: Flight cabin crew are more at risk of developing some cancers than the rest of the population, according to a…