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…

CDC Website Updated Links

Apr 07 2020

Updated Information from the CDC Website Cancer Data Visualization Tool (includes melanoma incidence and mortality). Data Explorer (UV data). 2019 YRBS data…

$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…

Sunscreen Recommendations for Children

Feb 01 2020

Parents and Coaches … Set a Good Example! What I’m Telling my Patients and Families about Sunscreen, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital…

Why We Run: Scott Barrett (NYC2019)

Nov 03 2019

In 2015, my grandfather was diagnosed with metastatic melanoma that spread to his liver. He was told he had 6 months to…

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.”…

Why We Run: Sharon Mexal (JMT-Chi 2019)

May 02 2019

Back in 2010, I had a new son and a new job. I wanted to get back into running for the usual…

Why We Run: Denise (JMT-Chi 2017)

May 01 2019

I ran the Chicago marathon with Jack’s Team in 2017 and wanted to update you. Unbeknownst to me I was running last…

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…