Formerly known as the Myfanwy Townsend Melanoma Research Fund

Video Library

We understand the importance of raising awareness of our mission via film and video and use this medium to promote our campaigns, as well as our overall mission. Please click on the links below and watch some of our best work and remember to share this on social media!

Watch Your Back! 2018 summary


Our sun protection campaign for gardeners has doubled its reach in 3 years. Hear about our work which focuses on protection, prevention and early detection through education and awareness.

How a simple skin check saved Dad - Watch Your Back!


Here at the Melanoma Fund we promote awareness of skin health, notably the importance of sun protection and skin checking as these good habits will help prevent problems in later life. With this knowledge and awareness our aim is that more people are able to avoid or tackle melanoma at an earlier stage, when it is easier to treat.


Questions for a melanoma expert


Our Medical Ambassador; Mr Siva Kumar is a consultant at the MASCU (Melanoma and Skin Cancer Unit) at Queen Victoria Hospital. Here he answers celebrity gardener, Andy Sturgeon’s questions about melanoma and sun protection as part of our Watch Your Back! campaign

Protect Your Skin From the Sun – Andy Sturgeon WYB!


Andy Sturgeon received a ‘Best in Show’ and a Gold medal at RHS 2017. This year he has joined forces with us to promote our Watch Your Back! campaign, giving gardens some sound advice on protection and early detection of melanoma.


Men More At Risk Over Macho Ideas On Using Suncream


Mr Samuel Orkar is the Lead Consultant in the MASCU (Melanoma and Skin Cancer Unit) at Queen Vitoria Hospital. Here he talks to Sky News on how men are at the highest risk to skin cancer due partly to their ‘too macho for sunscreen attitude.

Outdoor Kids Sun Safety Code


As part of our Outdoor Kids Sun Safety Code intaitive, Nick Pierce, the Chief Medical Officer at the ECB joins a host of professional cricketers to urge coaches to ‘Blow the Whistle on Sunburn!’


‘Blow the Whistle on Sunburn!’ By the Outdoor Kids Sun Safety Code


We produced this video to promote the Outdoor Kids Sun Safety Code. It takes a look at how sun protection should be part of the overall safeguarding kit when it comes to sport. Grab your helmet, gloves, pads, shin guards and sunscreen!

Melanoma explained by Julia Bradbury. In support of Melanoma Fund


Julia Bradbury joins us at the Royal Marsden for a skin check from Dr Louise Fearfield. Julia explains how she is vigilant about sun protection and early detection and how all skin types are vulnerable.


LUFC Channel Row Team – Short


In 2013 Leeds United decided to row the English Channel for Melanoma, looking to raise £20k in the process. Here is the video we produced to promote the 10 hour challenge, encouraging donations and awareness.

Young People Sun Safety Campaign by the Youth Sport Trust & The Outdoor Kids Sun Safety Code


The Youth Sports Trust is a partner in our Outdoor Kids Sun Safety Code imitative. Here they join forces with school children to promote the message that sun protection is important and why and how good habits should be passed down from outdoor activity leaders.

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