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The Melanoma Patient Conference 2016

i Jun 20th No Comments by

When it comes to brilliant ideas, Imogen Cheese wins first prize with the Melanoma Patient Conference.  The event, held on the 17th June in Bristol, was designed to bring patients and medical professionals together to share information on the current systems of care, treatment access and support. At the same time […]

What’s New at MTMRF for Spring?

i Apr 8th 1 Comment by

With the glimmer of spring just around the corner, we thought it a good time to write to you with some of our news, which includes a new campaign and details of how our loyal supporters are helping keep the charity doing what it does best; raising awareness and vital funds for melanoma […]

Fighting Melanoma with The Royal Marsden

i Dec 14th No Comments by

“Your on-going dedication is enabling us to make huge strides in melanoma research” Dr James Larkin This year, as part of our ongoing charitable objective to ‘fund research to find a cure for melanoma’, the Myfanwy Townsend Melanoma Fund donated £20,000 to assist The Royal Marsden Melanoma Unit.  Here Dr James Larkin, Consultant Medical Oncologist FRCP […]

Harry’s Million Metres for Melanoma!

i Nov 10th 3 Comments by

Rowing a million metres and  breaking world records are not on the agenda for most of us, let alone those who are reaching the grand age of 80. However, Harry Townsend is not like most people. At a time when he should really be thinking of hanging up his trainers and settling down to tend his fantasy garden […]

Research update from the Blond McIndoe Research Foundation

i Oct 21st No Comments by

October 2015 “Analysis of individual melanoma patient samples is underway” The Myfanwy Townsend Melanoma Research Fund is proud to be working with the scientists at the Blond McIndoe Research Foundation, having recently donated £20,000 to their most recent work into melanoma. The team hope to identify a new set of […]

Why Sun Protection is Still a Burning Issue

i Sep 10th No Comments by

A new survey reveals that although sunburn can triple the chance of melanoma, kids are still seeing red. Last week, the Sainsbury’s 2015 School Games in Manchester saw 1,600 of the UK’s top young athletes come together and celebrate their sporting talents. This fantastic event was the perfect platform for […]