News and events - 2010

November 2010

7th Annual Melanoma Research Congress Meeting
The Melanoma Foundation was the major sponsor of the 7th Annual International Melanoma Research Congress Meeting, which was held 4-7 November 2010 at the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre. The theme of the meeting was Pathways to Treatment. More

August 2010

Australian study finds sunbeds greatly increase the risk of melanoma

A landmark Australian study has found that use of sunbeds by young people aged 18 to 39 years increased their risk of developing melanoma by an average 41 percent. More

February 2010

Multimillion dollar funding for melanoma research

In February 2010, a national team of researchers led by University of Sydney Professor Rick Kefford was awarded a $12.065 million National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Program Grant to continue world-class research into the causes and treatments of melanoma. More