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2013-10-07 09:37:09

Project is first to evaluate impact of tailored information on a group at high risk for melanoma Children of melanoma survivors were more likely to wear hats and re-apply sunscreen after receiving a multi-media informational program designed specifically for them. These new findings were included in research published in the journal of Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention – a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research. A team of researchers led by Ellen R....

2013-06-03 16:26:50

WASHINGTON, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following May Melanoma Awareness Month, EHE International, the SHADE Foundation of America and the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) are partnering to bring vital skin cancer prevention messages to Rockefeller Center and its visitors. The window display, located at 10 Rockefeller Plaza and donated by EHE International, provides proven facts about melanoma (the deadliest form of skin cancer), the damaging effects of tanning and sun exposure,...

2013-03-07 08:30:14

TORONTO, March 7, 2013 /CNW/ - The Melanoma Network of Canada (MNC) is pleased by the introduction today of a bill by the Ontario government that will ban teens under age 18 from using indoor tanning equipment. "Today's announcement is very welcome news," said MNC Chair, Annette Cyr. "By introducing this bill the Ontario government is signalling that it is committed to the fight against skin cancer, and Melanoma in particular, and understands the serious risks posed by artificial...

2012-09-18 02:27:54

Melanoma Network of Canada hopeful with decision by Ontario and Saskatchewan to provide Yervoy to treat metastatic melanoma OAKVILLE, ON, Sept. 18, 2012 /CNW/ - The Melanoma Network of Canada is encouraged by the announcement that Ontario and Saskatchewan have agreed to provide access to Yervoy, a new treatment for metastatic melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer and is hopeful that other provinces will also make this new treatment available to patients as soon as possible....

2012-09-10 06:28:01

MIAMI, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with Melanoma Exposed(TM), an educational campaign aimed to raise awareness of melanoma and its risk factors, the Miami Dolphins will be hosting a second free skin cancer screening event at Sun Life Stadium before the September 16 game against Oakland. At the first skin screening event in June, nearly 200 Dolphins fans were screened for skin cancer, where several suspicious moles were identified and individuals were referred on to see their...