Melanoma

Charity Name
Melanoma Research Alliance

CFC Zone

Charity Type

CFC Number
14131

Cause Area

Transcript

Jamie Troil Goldfarb , Melanoma Advocate says: I was diagnosed with stage one melanoma in 2007 and at the time there were no options for stage 3.

Grace Wenzel , Patient Advocate says: I'm 22 and I have just gotten a stage four cancer diagnosis

Tracy Callahan, Founder and CEO, Polka Dot Mama Melanoma Foundation says: When I was first diagnosed almost six years ago and have since received that diagnosis four times. It's a part of my thoughts at some point of every day

Debra Black, CO-Founder & Chair, Melanoma Research Alliance says: When we had our call to action back in 2007. Our dream was to help find cures for melanoma.

Michael Kaplan, President & CEO, Melanoma Research Alliance says: MRA is the largest nonprofit funder of melanoma research and has granted over 100 million in our first 10 years.

Tracy Callahan, Founder and CEO, Polka Dot Mama Melanoma Foundation says: Feels so wonderful to know that so much is being done so that less people are dying and suffering from this insidious disease.

Grace Wenzel , Patient Advocate says: That's what research means to me ultimately, I think it means hope in a lot of ways.

Women talking, Melanoma Research Alliance Logo and website address, CureMelanoma.org is shown: When we bring all these researchers from around the world to work on this problem, we're going to get answers.