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Making a Difference in Melanoma

For over 20 years, Mollie’s Fund has been at the forefront of melanoma awareness and making a difference in melanoma education – partnering with esteemed healthcare providers and medical institutions to educate all ages on the importance of sun safety, provide free skin cancer screenings, and connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and compassionate support.

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Outreach and Events

Toast to taking down melanoma at one of our cocktail parties, outrun melanoma in one of our marathons, or shop in the name of skin cancer at one of our silent auctions. There’s always a way to connect with Mollie’s Fund, and always an important message to share.

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The Shady Shakedown Event Success

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On Thursday, May 19th, the Mollie Biggane Melanoma Foundation invited friends and supporters to join them at the “Shady Shakedown” at Garden City Country Club. Kicking off Melanoma Awareness Month, cowboys and cowgirls were able to enjoy real home-style ribs from “Buddy’s Bar-B-Q” and lively country music from “Unwind.” GCHS Students Katie Sarkis and Naia Sampieri were very helpful volunteering their skills at the 50/50.
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A Great Fundraiser!

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The 2021 GCRE cocktail party honoring MOLLIES FUND was an overwhelming success! This year's event raised $140,000 for The Mollie Biggane Melanoma Foundation. Thanks to all who attended and gave to this noble cause. Congratulations!!!
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Melanoma Exchange Virtual Patient Forum

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Join the Melanoma Research Alliance for an exciting two-day virtual event! Throughout the event, you’ll hear from leading experts in the melanoma field and have the opportunity to ask questions, discuss, and network with other people who are going through their own melanoma journey. Each session will provide information, insight, and strategies to help navigate melanoma diagnosis, treatment, or beyond.

In the News

Melanoma never sleeps. So neither do we. Here are the latest Mollie’s Fund highlights, including groundbreaking research, prevention tips, and support resources.

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Making a Difference – News12 Long Island Airs Segment on Mollie’s Fund with Cara Biggane

For more than 20 years, a Garden City family has been committed to sun safety and skin cancer prevention. For Cara Biggane, losing her sister Mollie to melanoma, started a mission that turned her grief into action. She's this month's 12 Making a Difference.
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LAG-3 Approved by FDA

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London examined how melanoma cells create tumors at secondary sites in the body. What they found could help in the development of treatments to stop the spread of melanoma.
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FDNY Fire Academy and Mollie’s Fund Work Together for Skin Cancer Prevention

The Mollie Biggane Melanoma Foundation and the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) Fire Academy announce a partnership to promote skin cancer prevention among “NYC’s Bravest.” Running into burning buildings and battling out of control fires isn’t the only risk for fire fighters.
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