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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...

2014-05-20 12:33:11

Convenes Policymaker Event, Highlights New Research, Organizes Social Media Push WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition that May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, L'Oreal USA and the Public Access to SunScreens (PASS) Coalition sponsored a policy breakfast today focused on new innovations in sunscreen and legislation to establish a regulatory pathway for timely pre-market review of new, safe and effective over-the-counter sunscreen ingredients. The breakfast, which...

2014-05-01 08:37:35

On Melanoma Monday, It's THAT Worth It(TM) Campaign Ambassadors Urge Public to Join the Thunderclap to Raise Awareness to Prevent Melanoma and Support Life-Saving Research NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- L'Oreal Paris, a leading global beauty brand, and the Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA), the leading private funder of melanoma research, announced today the results of the It's THAT Worth It(TM) Safe Sun Survey on melanoma awareness and prevention among women of all skin tones to...

2014-04-08 08:32:40

Celebrity Spokespeople Eva Longoria, Aimee Mullins, Lea Michele, Skin Cancer Survivor Diane Keaton and L'Oreal Paris Executive Danielle Macaluso Invite You to Join the Thunderclap on May 20th and Lend Your Social Voice to Stop Melanoma. NEW YORK, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- L'Oreal Paris, a leading global beauty brand, and the Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA), the leading private funder of melanoma research, announced today the launch of It's THAT Worth It(TM), a public health...

2013-12-03 23:20:05

Scientific investigators at five institutions receive $1 million to spur better outcomes for patients with acral melanoma and provide breakthroughs through the use of genome sequencing. Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 The Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA), the leading private funder of melanoma research, and the Hidary Foundation, the philanthropic arm of technology entrepreneur Jack Hidary and his family, today announced a new research program with researchers at five...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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