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Launch of the 2020 Skin Cancer Visions

i Jul 17th No Comments by

Michelle Baker from the Myfanwy Townsend Melanoma Research Fund was delighted to attend the launch of the 2020 Skin Cancer Visions on Wednesday 15th July in the House of Commons. The 2020 Skin Cancer Visions is a new manifesto from the Melanoma Taskforce which sets out how skin cancer care […]

From Yorkshire to Switzerland!

i Jun 11th No Comments by

We would like to thank Jill and David Kitching for their fantastic efforts! They have have just completed an amazing challenge which saw them cycling from Wombwell in Yorksire to Kandersteg  in Switzerland, with the aim of raising funds for melanoma. Family Inspiration The challenge was inspired by David’s father Terry, who […]

Why Sun Protection is Still a Burning Issue for Kids

i May 5th No Comments by

A national survey by the Outdoor Kids Sun Safety Code, investigating the provision of sun protection for children who attend outdoor activities, reveals habits still need to change. Sunburn is dangerous. Just one incidence every two years can triple the risk of melanoma. Despite this, a quarter of those who […]

The Outdoor Kids Sun Safety Code is Back!

i Apr 28th No Comments by

It seems like the younger generations of today are invariably lost in a world of technology and getting them away from their screens can be a battle. However getting kids playing outdoors in the sunshine is vital to the development of everyday life skills and their overall health and well […]

Research update from the Blond McIndoe Research Foundation

i Apr 1st No Comments by

By Dr Yella Martin March 2015 Patient recruitment is now finished and experiments are underway… Scientists at the Blond McIndoe Research Foundation hope to identify a new set of biomarkers which will be indicative of progression to metastatic melanoma. For their research, the scientists are looking at small RNA molecules […]

A Swift Half for Melanoma!

i Sep 15th No Comments by

We all know how rare is it when something lives up to high expectations – however for a team of runners yesterday, an event did just that. The Rose Hillians took part in the Bacchus Half Marathon in glorious, warm sunshine and without exception; I have it on fine authority […]