Certificate of compliance

The Melanoma International Foundation

is in compliance with the HONcode

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7 Years

Certificate validity 11 Oct 2015 - Oct 2016

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HONcode identification number:

HONConduct286972

Date of initial review:

03 Feb 2008

Certificate validity

11 Oct 2015 - Oct 2016

Date of last visit:

19 Feb 2016
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Content identified by the HONcode team

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Scientific Advisory Board
Bruce Brod, M.D.
Co-chair, Dermatology
Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
 

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Rules for Posting
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Our blog is moderated occasionally and posteriorly. Moderators are volunteers. Internet users posting comments on this blog should not be considered as health professionals.
Moderators Reserve the right to erase, without notification, any comment they would judge inappropriate.

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The information provided on this site and linked sites are not meant to replace your doctor’s advice or constitute diagnostic or medical care. If you have questions about your disease, please ask your doctor.
 

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Comments posted on this Blog should be designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her existing physician.

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We remind you that everyone can read and use your comments. You do not have the possibility to erase your own comments.

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Sources: 2010 ASCO Proceedings published by Cancer Care BRAF article edited by Keith Flaherty, MD Dir. of Therapeutics at Mass General Hospital
Melanoma: Not Just Skin Cancer, Catherine M. Poole, Amazon Publishing: 2015
 

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UPDATED: June 6, 2014
 

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Source: Poole, Catherine, Guerry, DuPont, M.D., Melanoma Prevention Detection and Treatment, New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005.
 

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Internet users commenting on my blog must post information which are true and correct to their knowledge.

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Melanoma International Foundation
Email
 

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MIF is primarily funded through the generous donations of individuals. We do receive a smaller portion of funding from family foundations, community foundations and pharmaceutical foundations. Our fundraising event at Wilson Farm Park in Wayne, PA, is the largest melanoma awareness event held in the world.
 

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Moderators are volunteers.

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Our website does not host advertisement banners and sponsored links.
 

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Internet users may not post any commercial/advertising comment.

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