Current News and Jack’s Fund Events

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…

Surprising things you didn’t know about sunscreen

May 24 2018

As summer calls millions to spend more time outdoors under the sun’s rays, skin protection becomes vital. AccuWeather spoke to several experts…

Don’t Fry Day

May 25 2018

The National Council Declares the Friday before Memorial Day, as “Don’t Fry Day” To Encourage Sun Safety Awareness To help reduce rising…

Can You Get Sunburn on Your Eyes?

Mar 27 2018

Sunburns can be bad enough on their own, but getting a sunburn on your eyes is a whole new level of pain…

Hairdressers could be key to identifying Scalp and Neck Melanomas

Dec 29 2017

A group of researchers are working to determine whether more of these melanomas would be detected, and diagnosed earlier, if hairdressers were…

Blood Pressure Medicine linked with increased risk of Skin Cancer

Dec 05 2017

Recently published research from The University of Southern Denmark and the Danish Cancer Society shows a connection between one of the most…