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What is melanoma?  Officially, it’s a type of skin cancer that begins in melanocytes, mainly caused by exposure to UV light. We all know that (or at least we all should), but to the people it touches, it is much more than that.  Here at the Melanoma Fund, we run campaigns, helping educate and raise […]

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By Michelle Baker – CEO of the Melanoma Fund I am fascinated by skin care and in particular sunscreen; all those brightly coloured tubes in a myriad of shapes and sizes that line our shelves.  Each containing a multitude of formulations, all promising to protect your skin in so many different ways from the sun. […]

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The Watch Your Back! sun protection campaign for gardeners is back in major UK garden centres from the 1st May, using humour to alert people to the danger of sunburn, which can increase the risk of melanoma by 50%. David Domoney, Adam Frost and David Stevens appear on posters in over 300 garden centres with […]

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The Outdoor Kids Sun Safety Code – the only sun protection initiative for children in sport – is back in April with a brand new look. With skin cancer, the most common and fastest growing cancer in the UK, the Melanoma Fund – the charity behind the campaign – is asking those who work outdoors […]

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A sun protection campaign for golfers launches on the 1st May to raise awareness of skin cancer, the UK’s most common and fastest growing cancer. Offering specialist tips and advice, the online resource will educate on the risks of overexposure to the sun to encourage better habits. Devised by the Melanoma Fund, Slip! Slap! Swing! is […]

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The Melanoma Fund focuses on raising awareness of melanoma and other skin cancers via campaigning.  We have been busy planning some exciting new work and can now reveal that we will be adding a third campaign to our roster. All our campaigns are specifically designed to raise awareness to high-risk groups and further to working with golfers […]

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Many people in West Sussex know of the Sharpthorne Carol Party, which isn’t surprising as this highly popular institution is currently celebrating their 93rd anniversary. The choir, who are currently booking private parties this Christmas will be raising funds for St Catherine’s Hospice and the Melanoma Fund. This is their story: “Ron and Doris Comber, […]

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Role: Freelance Part-Time Fundraiser Hours: Part Time (10 hours per week) Area: Kent/West Sussex Pay: £15.00 per hour + paid travel time Overview The Melanoma fund is a small charity based in East Grinstead. It carries out a number of awareness-raising and educational campaigns as well as continuously raising funds. We are looking for a […]

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Dear Stakeholders, The Department of Health and Social Care has asked the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) to produce guidance on using Nivolumab for adjuvant treatment of completely resected melanoma with lymph node involvement or metastatic disease in the NHS in England. The appraisal committee considered the evidence submitted by the company and […]

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Have you grown a RIDICULOUSLY big sunflower?  Here is how to enter and our general terms and conditions: By submitting an entry to this Promotion, entrants agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions: The Promotion commences at 8.30am on 1st May (“Start Date”) and closes at Noon on 21st September 2018 (“Closing […]

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