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To support medical RESEARCH for finding effective treatments and eventually a cure for melanoma. To EDUCATE patients and physicians about the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of melanoma. To act as an ADVOCATE for the melanoma community to raise the awareness of this disease and the need for a cure. Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is the largest independent, national organization devoted to melanoma in the United States. Committed to the support of medical research in finding effective treatments and eventually a cure for melanoma.

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Hats, sun protective clothing, rash guards and sunglasses, look no further for my top picks!

Fall Favorites

With cool weather right around the corner, it's important to remember that sunburn and sun damage are still a concern.  A crisp fall day can be deceiving when it comes to UV exposure.  Without the heat of the sun reminding us, many people forget they're being exposed to harmful ultraviolet rays and go without sunscreen.  While UVB rays are less intense during the winter months, UVA rays (the ones associated with aging the skin cancer) are fairly consistent throughout the year.  Keep that SPF goin' on your face and hands and sunglasses for your eyes - just because fall hit doesn't mean we can be complacent when it comes to UV protection.  Here's a few of my new favorites...