Community Fundraising July Wrap-Up
1 August 2019
MIA could not do what we do without the incredible support and effort of our community fundraisers. We’d like to highlight some of the wonderful events organised by our community this month that are helping us move closer to our goal of zero deaths from melanoma.
On July 17, the
Beginning on July 21 and continuing through September is the Mongol Rally. Deborah and
The Bayview Golf Club held their Annual Charity Day on July 25, with MIA as the beneficiary of the day for the third year in a row. The Ladies President, Sue Davies, is a former MIA patient, and
In a touching gesture for a friend on her birthday, Ashleigh Whyte organised a surprise fundraiser for MIA. Her friend’s mother had spent two decades battling melanoma and passed away a month ago, not long before her daughter’s birthday. With over 70 people in attendance at Kambah Inn and over $1500 raised, we are so very appreciative of the support on what would have been a difficult day.
Libby Widdup passed away from ocular melanoma in March 2017. She had always wanted to cycle along the Danube river from Vienna to Budapest, so in her memory, her daughter Margot and a dozen of her friends donned ‘Ride for Libby’ shirts and embarked on the week-long adventure in Libby’s memory. This amazing journey has so far raised over $14,500 for MIA, and we cannot thank everyone who donated to the ‘Tour de
“Cycling into Budapest, knowing we collectively finished a goal of Mum’s which was to complete this ride,
MIA has presented promising data regarding progression-free survival rates for advanced melanoma patients at the ESMO 2019 Congress in Barcelona.
Another month has flown by and yet again we have a host of amazing community fundraisers who generously gave up their time to help us reach our goal of zero deaths from melanoma.
Comments in favour of giving patients with BRAF-positive melanoma access to first-line immunotherapy need to be submitted online prior to October 9, 2019.
Jay's Longest Melanoma March documentary is screening this Sunday 22 September at 1pm (AEST) on Channel 10, capturing behind the scenes of the 2000km walk, Adelaide to Sydney in 50 days. Uniting to end melanoma.
It’s been a month since we highlighted some of our incredibly generous community fundraisers. We thought we’d have a look back at August and put the spotlight on more of the wonderful people who give up their time to fundraise for MIA, so we can continue to edge closer to our goal of zero deaths from melanoma.
They are a formidable team - in work and in play
This week, Melanoma Institute Australia hosted the first of six
Federal government urged
We want to thank every member of Team Melanoma and everyone who donated to them. With your help, we are moving closer to our goal of zero deaths from melanoma!
Lauren O'Brien tells us why she's running for a cause close to her heart
MIA could not do what we do without the incredible support and effort of our community fundraisers. We’d like to highlight some of the wonderful events organised by our community in
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Researchers from Melanoma Institute Australia took centre stage at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting in Chicago. Results presented by MIA’s contingent have the potential to create better patient outcomes and change the way advanced melanoma
Today is International Clinical Trials Day – a day to recognise and thank the amazing people who conduct, organise, and coordinate clinical trials.
“I’m the age Emma was when she passed away. It almost feels
As always, part of the PBAC process invites clinicians, patients and other stakeholders in the cancer community to make submissions
As always, part of the PBAC process invites clinicians, patients and other stakeholders in the cancer community to make submissions in support of the PBS listing.