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2014-07-17 12:30:59

Leading Nonprofits in Melanoma Applaud Allocation of New Funds, Pledge to Advance Breakthrough Melanoma Treatments WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Senate Appropriations Committee approved their fiscal year 2015 Defense Appropriations bill which includes $50 million for the Department of Defense's (DoD) Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP), doubling the level of funding from fiscal year 2014. This announcement illustrates the Committee's...

2014-05-23 23:10:07

Melanoma Research Foundation presents Humanitarian Award. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Mohammed Kashani-Sabet, M.D., a physician with Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation and medical director for the Center for Melanoma Research and Treatment at California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), will be honored with the sixth annual Humanitarian Award from the Washington, D.C.-based Melanoma Research Foundation on May 28. The Humanitarian Award is presented to those in the local community...

2011-08-17 09:34:00

Decision Opens New Doors to Long-Awaited Combination Trials WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Melanoma patients who have long faced a bleak treatment landscape are gaining a new approach for treating the deadliest form of skin cancer. The Food and Drug Administration today announced the approval of Zelboraf, known as vemurafenib or PLX4032 during testing, well ahead of the approval deadline. Zelboraf is the first drug to treat advanced melanoma by targeting a specific...

2009-02-24 08:00:00

-Melanoma Research Foundation awards grants to five melanoma researchers- HILLSBOROUGH, N.J., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF), the largest independent, national organization devoted to melanoma in the U.S., announced the recipients of five new research grants as part of its Career Development Grant Program and Established Investigator Grant Program. The MRF's Research Grant Programs support promising medical research that furthers the...


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