Education, prevention and support for the most serious form of skin cancer.

News on Melanoma

June 27, 2017
How to Get People to Wear More Sunscreen: Make it Free – Fast Company

May 12, 2015
Brave Women Shares Her Cancer Story – CNN

March 3, 2015
NH Lawmakers Consider Ban on Tanning Beds

December 3, 2014
Warning on Tanning – The Columbus Dispatch

November 13, 2014
Skin Cancer Treatment Costs Soar in the United States

November 4, 2014
Minnesota Passes Bill Prohibiting Minors From Tanning

October 29, 2014, College Tanning
WHDH Discusses Tanning Salons on College Campuses

October 27, 2014, Focus Group News
Focus Point Global Hosts Melanoma Focus Group

October 22, 2014, Tanning Legislation News
Danvers, MA Board of Health Moves to Ban Indoor Tanning for Under 18

September 18, 2014, MedStar Washington Hospital Announces New Event
Melanoma Biology and Patient Management Course Announced

September 15, 2014, Lupita Nyon’o Loves The Skin She’s In
Lupito Appears on Sesame Street with Elmo

September 4, 2014
FDA Approves PD-1, Treatment for Melanoma

April 26, 2014, Hometown Talents and Treasures
Melanoma An Epidemic (video)

April 4, 2013, BDN Maine
LePage vetoes tanning bed ban for minors

April 3, 2013, Portland Press Herald
Youth tanning ban goes to LePage; veto expected

April 2, 2013, Modern Salon
Melanoma Foundation Seeks Industry Partnerships

April 1, 2013, ABC 7 News Healthbeat
Study: teen melanoma on the rise

February 21, 2013, Haverhill Gazette
Whether you run, walk or donate, there’s always a way to pitch in

February 16, 2013, The Daily Item
Rodgers new Marathon project: Melanoma prevention

August 3, 2012, Worcester Telegram
Teens and tans

August 3, 2012, Worcester Telegram
Teens and tans

July 18, 2012, Market Watch The Wall Street Journal
New York Prohibits Indoor Tanning For Minors Under 17

July 3, 2012, Bangor Daily News
From a mole to melanoma: Skin cancer in Maine

June 20, 2012, Metro Boston
Tanning bill would require parental consent for teens 

June 14, 2012, Boston Globe, Health & wellness
Bill to restrict teen tanning goes to House

June 13, 2012,
RI lawmakers approve restrictions on teen tanning

June 12, 2012, Fox 25 News Boston
New tanning booth legislation approved by senate 

June 10, 2012, New York Times
Sunscreen: Early and often (with Alan Geller, member of the Melanoma Foundation of New England’s Medical Advisory Board)

June 4, 2012, The Boston Globe
New drugs stir hope on melanoma (with Dr. F. Stephen Hodi, member of the Melanoma Foundation of New England’s Medical Advisory Board)

May 21, 2012, HLN Prime News
Teen Signs No Tanning Pledge  [QuickTime]

May 15, 2012, ABC News
High School Students Sign No-Tanning Pledge for Prom

March 25, 2012, Morning Sentinel
Most Students to Skip Prom Tan

March 24, 2012, INFORUM
Common tanning myths

January 2012, Bottom Line’s Daily Health News
Your Hairdresser Can Help Catch Cancer

June 15, 2011, NHPR,
Concord Students Take the Pledge

April 27, 2011, Wayland Patch,
Wayland High School’s Participation in MFNE’s Your Skin Is In

February 23, 2011, Healthy Imagination,
MFNE Volunteer Heather Fraelick Interviewed for an Story:  Mole Mapping Aids Early Detection of Melanoma Skin Cancer

March 10, 2010, The Patriot Ledger,
No-tanning pledges net N. Quincy High $1,000 for prom

March 10, 2010, The Republican,
Foundation puts spotlight on tanning beds

April 7, 2010 WCVB TV, Channel 5,
Deb Girard, Executive Director, Melanoma Foundation of New England, was interviewed on WCVB TV Channel 5, Doctor: Moderate Exposure To Sun Has Vitamin D Benefit, Skin Cancer Experts Say Any Exposure is Carcinogenic

May 3, 2010, Milford Daily News,
Tanning remains popular with teens despite efforts to limit it

September 21, 2009, WCVB TV, Channel 5,
Deb Girard, Executive Director, Melanoma Foundation of New England, was interviewed on WCVB TV Channel 5, Tougher Tanning Rules Needed for Teens.

October Issue 2009, Cosmopolitan Magazine,
A Death by Suntan at Age 26, is an article about Glenna Kohl’s story. Glenna passed away in November, 2008 after a 3-year battle with melanoma.

October 12, 2009, Time Magazine,
Cancer and Teen Tanning: Where’s the Regulation?

October 19, 2009, US News & World Report, Monday,
More Doctors Need to Learn to Spot Skin Cancers.  Board Member Emily Wise, MD is quoted in this article.

March 09, 2009, The Republican,
Students Pledge to Protect Skin

Mar 04, 2009, Daily News Tribune,
Waltham High School wins $1,000 for not tanning

February 29, 2009, Worcester Telegram,
Three area schools take pledge not to tan for prom

September 21, 2008, The Boston Globe,
A good tan is not to die for, Pedroia tells students

Sept 17, 2008, Quincy Patriot Ledger,
Sox stars wife urges Quincy High School students to stop pre-prom tanning

Sept 17, 2008, The Boston Globe,
Pedroia’s Talk Quite a Hit

Sept 16, 2008, The Daily News, Newburyport, MA,
Sox player’s wife warns: Don’t fall in love with sun

September 11, 2008, Lowell Sun,
MFNE co-sponsored shade structure opens on Salisbury Beach in honor of  Paul Sullivan

September 2, 2008, WCVB TV, Channel 5, Boston,
Kelli Pedroia Sheds Light on Melanoma Battles

May 8, 2008, Channel 7 News, Boston,
Dark Secret

May 6, 2008, WTIC, 1080, Hartford, CT,
Kelli Pedroia Talks with Two Students from the Winning Connecticut School in the Your Skin Is In Contest

May 5, 2008, Fox 25 News, Boston,
Kelli Pedroia Talks About Battle With Cancer

May 2, 2008,,
Wells Students Win No-Tanning Contest

May 2, 2008, Channel 8 news, Portland, ME,
Wells High School Students Talk About Winning the Your Skin Is In Contest

May 1, 2008, New England Cable News,
Pedroia Says No to Tanning

April 30, 2008,,
Be Careful Out There, 5 Sun Safety Tips

April 29, 2008, The Boston Globe,
A Light Went Off, Kelli Pedroia Talks About Her Own Experience with Tanning

April 29, 2008,,
Kelli Pedroia Through the Years

March 12, 2008, Mass Academy of Dermatology  Press Release,
Mass State House Skin Cancer Screening

January 17, 2008, Weston Town Crier,
Weston Student Promotes Healthy Skin

October 29, 2007, Northboro Telegram,
Charity Likes Students’ Rhymes, Art

November 30, 2007, Northboro Community Advocate,
Students Win Ad Contest to Benefit Proctor School

November 21, 2007, The Martha’s Vineyard Times,
Island School Wins “Shade Grant”

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