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Mollie's Fund Wins Effies

We are proud to announce that Mollie's fund has won two 2016 Effie awards - one Gold and one Silver for our very successful "Killer Tan" PSA. Jack and Maggie Biggane were in attendance to receive the awards.

Melanoma Awareness & Education

Melanoma Awareness
& Education
Our mission is to increase awareness for melanoma prevention, provide information and services on skin cancer detection, and support melanoma patients through education of the latest treatments.
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The Dark Side of the Sun

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Educational Series at the Cancer Institute at NYU Langone Medical Center

The Melanoma Education Series took place on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at the NYU Cancer Institute was designed to help individuals and their families understand the spectrum of melanoma information, from risk factors to treatment.

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Surgical Treatment of Malignant Melanoma

Richard Shapiro, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Surgery

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Using Radiation to Treat Melanoma

Nicholas J. Sanfilippo, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology

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Advances in Melanoma Research at NYU Cancer Institute

Anna C. Pavlick, DO
Associate Professor
The Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology
Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology
NYU Cancer Institute

2012 Mollie Biggane Melanoma Foundation Golf Outing Keynote Speech

Recent Advances & Discoveries in Melanoma Research

Dr. Margaret Callahan
Medical Oncology Research Fellow at Memorial Sloan Kettering

Mollie’s Fund 2012 Highlights Video

Mollie's Fund 2012 Highlights Video

This video highlights the great work Mollie’s Fund has done over 2012 in education and awareness of melanoma and skin cancer.

2012 Skin Cancer Awareness Lunchtime Program

NYU Langone Medical Center

Learn the latest about skin cancer detection and treatment, the steps you can take to reduce your risk, the surgical management of melanoma and currents trends in treatment. A survivor will share a story.

2012 NYU Lunch - Dr. Berman

Skin Cancer: Protection and Treatment (pt.1 – Dr. Russell Berman)

Russell Berman, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery

2012 NYU Lunch - Dr. Hale

Skin Cancer: Protection and Treatment (pt.2 – Dr. Elizabeth K Hale)

Elizabeth K. Hale, MD
Clinical Associate Professor, Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology

2012 NYU Lunch - Dr. Pavlick

Skin Cancer: Protection and Treatment (pt.3 – Dr. Anna C Pavlick)

Anna C. Pavlick, DO
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Oncology) and the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology

Mollie’s Fund 2011 Highlights Video

Mollie's Fund 2011 Highlights Video

We accomplished a lot in 2011. Skin cancer awareness is growing every day and we’re proud to show you the year’s progress in this special 2011 Highlights video reel.

Cara Biggane Honored at Cosmo Practice Safe Sun Awards

Cara Biggane Honored at  Practice Safe Sun Awards

Cosmo’s second Annual Practice Safe Sun Awards, honoring five individuals and one organization who have joined us in the effort to alert people to the dangers of UV exposure and lower the staggeringly high rates of skin cancer, especially among young women. Cosmo presented awards to actress Laura Linney, New York Ranger Sean Avery, Giada De Laurentiis, dermatologist Dr. Jennifer Stein, activist Cara Biggane, and the American Academy of Dermatology.

Dr. Anna Pavlick Speaks at the 2011 Mollie’s Fund Golf Outing

Anna C. Pavlick, DO gave a talk at the 2011 Annual Mollie Biggane Melanoma Foundation Golf Outing about the recent advancements of new life saving drugs (Yervoy-Ipilimumab and Zelbraf-Vemurafenib) that can significantly increase survival rates in patients with metastatic melanoma.

Dr. Anna Pavlick at 2011 Golf Outing Dinner

New Drugs (Yervoy-Ipilimumab and Zelbraf-Vemurafenib)

Anna C. Pavlick, DO
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Oncology) and the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology

Toaday’s Health – Cara Biggane on NBC’s Today Show

A sobering yet informative segment on NBC’s Today Show on the dangers of sun exposure and how to protect yourself including an interview with Cara Biggane.

Mollie’s Fund Public Service Announcement

Featuring Mollie’s sister and NYC Public School teacher Cara Biggane.

Annual Skin Cancer Awareness Lunchtime Program

NYU Langone Medical Center

Attendees learned the latest about skin cancer detection and treatment, the steps you can take to reduce your risk, the surgical management of melanoma, and current trends in treatment.

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Skin Cancer Overview: The Importance of Early Detection and Prevention

Elizabeth K. Hale, MD
Clinical Associate Professor, Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology

Dr. Berman at NYU

Surgical Management of Melanoma

Russell Berman, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery

Dr. Pavlick at NYU

Current Trends in Melanoma Treatment

Anna C. Pavlick, DO
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Oncology) and the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology

Skin Cancer Awareness Program at NYU

Langone Medical Center’s Farkas Auditorium

Mollie’s Fund Partnered with NYU Cancer Institute’s Community Outreach and Education Program to co-sponsor a free skin cancer Awareness program at NYU Langone Medical Center’s Farkas Auditorium.

Presentations and discussion covered the latest about skin cancer detection and treatment, and steps you can take to reduce your risk:

The Importance of Early Detection and Prevention

Elizabeth K. Hale, MD
Clinical Associate Professor (Dermatology)

Surgical Management of Melanoma

Russell Berman, MD
Assistant Professor (Surgery)

Current Trends in Melanoma Treatment

Anna Pavlick, DO
Associate Professor (Oncology, Dermatology)
Director of the NYU Melanoma Program

Panel Discussion

Elizabeth K. Hale
MD, Russell Berman, MD
Anna Pavlick, DO

Melanoma Educational Symposium For Patients And Caregivers

Adelphi University Performing Arts Center

Prominent melanoma doctors and researchers presented current strategies and therapies at this 2010 symposium:

Melanoma Past and Present: Where We’ve Come and Where We’re Going

Anna Pavlick, DO
Associate Professor (Oncology, Dermatology)
Director of the NYU Melanoma Program

Introduction by Jack Biggane
President of the Mollie Biggane Melanoma Foundation

Immunotherapy of Melanoma: The Time Has Come

Dr. Jedd Wolchok, MD, PhD
Director, Immunotherapy Clinical Trials,
Memorial Sloan Kettering

Targeted Therapy for Melanomain The Era of Personalized Medicine

Dr. Janice Mehnert, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
Robert Woods Johnson Medical Center

Panel Discussion

Anna Pavlick, DO
Dr. Jedd Wolchok, MD, PhD
Dr. Janice Mehnert, MD
Thomas Telford

Mollie’s Fund Golf Outing 2009 Video

Garden City Country Club

Speakers:
John Mundy – Melanoma Survivor
James Goydos, MD – Cancer Institute of New Jersey