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Local nonprofit gives $5,000 grant donation to the foundation for Barnes Jewish Hospital to help support Covid-19 front-line healthcare workers

NEWS RELEASE  For Immediate Release: June 9, 2020  For More Information, Contact: Aneta Campos, Founder and President Blackout Melanoma (636) 579-0640 aneta.campos@blackoutmelanoma.org LOCAL NONPROFIT GIVES $5,000 GRANT DONATION TO THE FOUNDATION FOR BARNES JEWISH HOSPITAL TO HELP SUPPORT COVID19 FRONT-LINE HEALTHCARE WORKERS (Chesterfield, MO) – Blackout Melanoma recently donated a $5,000 grant to The Foundation…

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Local nonprofit gives $5,000 grant donation to the Foundation for Barnes Jewish Hospital to help support Covid-19 front-line healthcare workers

Blackout Melanoma recently donated a $5,000 grant to The Foundation for Barnes Jewish Hospital to support Covid19 front line nurses, doctors, and front-line health care workers. Pictured above is Susan Ell, Executive Director and Vice President of The Foundation for Barnes Jewish Hospital accepting the grant award on the foundations behalf. Blackout Melanoma founder and…

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Washington University Partnership Update July 2016

A letter from Dr. Lynn Cornelius, MD Dear Aneta and Blackout Melanoma team- We have had a very productive period in our melanoma work. Recently, Shivani did a podium presentation at one of our national conferences (Society of Investigative Dermatology) in mid-May 2016. She received recognition for the talk and was given the Resident &…

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The Battle to Win the Race against Melanoma Cancer is on!

by Mack Shults The battle against metastatic melanoma cancer has been tremendously inspired by Rebeca Shults Campos who was only 26 years old when she died from this horrific disease. Hearing the diagnosis “you are dying” was tragic news, mind-boggling and unbelievable to Rebeca and her family. After this tremendous shock, Beca with barely 24 years…

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Press Release January 2015

For Immediate Release: January 9, 2015 For More Information, Contact: Aneta Campos Founder and President Blackout Melanoma (636) 579-0640 aneta.campos@blackoutmelanoma.org LOCAL NONPROFIT GIVES SECOND $10,000 GRANT TO WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE (Chesterfield, MO) – Blackout Melanoma continues their partnership with Washington University School of Medicine and awards their second $10,000 check as part of a…

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Press Release August 2014

MEDIA ALERT: For Immediate Release: August 22, 2014 For More Information, Contact: Aneta Campos Founder and President Blackout Melanoma (636) 579-0640 aneta.campos@blackoutmelanoma.org BLACKOUT MELANOMA WILL BE HOSTING THEIR 5TH ANNUAL BECA’S FIVE AT CREVE COEUR LAKE WHAT: (Chesterfield, MO) Blackout Melanoma will be hosting their 5th annual Beca’s Five (5K) at Creve Coeur Lake. WHO: Blackout Melanoma…

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Press Release May 2014

LOCAL SMALL NONPROFIT BLACKOUT MELANOMA GIVES BACK IN A BIG WAY TO WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (Chesterfield, MO) – Blackout Melanoma recently partnered with Washington University School of Medicine and awarded their first $50,000 research grant  for clinical research projects that explore innovative approaches to understanding melanoma and its treatment and help move closer to finding a cure…

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Rick’s Blog April 2014

I’m very proud of what we accomplished in the past year.  As we move closer to meeting our goals and fulfilling our mission of educating, advocating, and providing resources to secure a generation free of Melanoma, I think it’s important to note the major accomplishments and, again, thank all those who helped us get there! Blackout Melanoma’s 2013…

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Mickie Kohlschreiber – Blog

It was 1986, I was a senior in college, when a news story caught my attention. The picture that was displaying on the TV was something I could identify with, but what was it? As my full attention turned to what the reporter was saying, I couldn’t believe what I was hearing…Skin Cancer. That was…

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