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      Amy Harmon of the The New York Times has another story on melanoma research that was posted last night.  It focuses on the role patients play in finding a cure and features MRF grant recipient Dr.

      Amy Harmon of the The New York Times has another story on melanoma research that was posted last night.  It focuses on the role patients play in finding a cure and features MRF grant recipient Dr. Roger Lo.  This latest in the NY Times’ ongoing coverage of melanoma focuses on the role that patients have in solving the problem of tumor resistance.  Please sign-in and use the “E-mail” button to the right of the article to pass it along.  This will keep the article at the top of the “most e-mailed” list on the NYT website and bring more attention to the urgent needs that melanoma patients have: http://nyti.ms/g0VPWD

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        KatyWI
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          I wish someone from the MRF would contact Ms. Harmon with a factual correction – she states Dr. Lo received a grant from the Melanoma Research Alliance, rather than the MRF.

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          KatyWI
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            I wish someone from the MRF would contact Ms. Harmon with a factual correction – she states Dr. Lo received a grant from the Melanoma Research Alliance, rather than the MRF.

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              EmilyandMike
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                Katy… I hope the NY times would not make such a mistake because all of these orgs deserve such praise. http://www.melanomaresearchalliance.org/

                Anyway, it is another great article from Amy. Peggy was one of the people mentioned in the article and I followed her struggle to help her brother stay alive on the boards at MIF (melanoma international foundation) and perhaps here also. It was nice to see their memories live on. I want to thank everyone who has participated in a clinical trial. I know in my heart that melanoma patients will be a major part of finding a cure for all cancers.

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                EmilyandMike
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                  Katy… I hope the NY times would not make such a mistake because all of these orgs deserve such praise. http://www.melanomaresearchalliance.org/

                  Anyway, it is another great article from Amy. Peggy was one of the people mentioned in the article and I followed her struggle to help her brother stay alive on the boards at MIF (melanoma international foundation) and perhaps here also. It was nice to see their memories live on. I want to thank everyone who has participated in a clinical trial. I know in my heart that melanoma patients will be a major part of finding a cure for all cancers.

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                  Jan in OC
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                    I spoke with Amy while she was writing the article because my husband was participating in this small trial with Dr Lo (he took a before sample).  We did not find out until last week that my husband failed the BRAF trial.  Dr Lo will take another sample next week to continue this research.  I only wish Amy had written more information on future options.  

                    Jan

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                    Jan in OC
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                      I spoke with Amy while she was writing the article because my husband was participating in this small trial with Dr Lo (he took a before sample).  We did not find out until last week that my husband failed the BRAF trial.  Dr Lo will take another sample next week to continue this research.  I only wish Amy had written more information on future options.  

                      Jan

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                      Charlie S
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                        http://www.melanomaresearchalliance.org/mra_research/TSA/2010awards.html 

                        Not so fast,  Katy, actually Dr. Lo did receive a 2010 grant from the Melanoma Research Alliance as well as the MRF and others.

                        Hi study team looked at "Studies in the Mechanism(s) of de novo and acquired resistance to selective RAF Inhibition"

                        The link above will take you directly to the source.

                        Silly facts.

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                        Charlie S
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                          http://www.melanomaresearchalliance.org/mra_research/TSA/2010awards.html 

                          Not so fast,  Katy, actually Dr. Lo did receive a 2010 grant from the Melanoma Research Alliance as well as the MRF and others.

                          Hi study team looked at "Studies in the Mechanism(s) of de novo and acquired resistance to selective RAF Inhibition"

                          The link above will take you directly to the source.

                          Silly facts.

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