Melanoma March Update

Melanoma March Update

13 March 2020

MELANOMA MARCH - CANCELLATION OF EVENTS

Statement from Melanoma Institute Australia CEO Matthew Browne

Due to the escalating impact of COVID-19, and in the interests of the health and safety of all participants and attendees, we have made the difficult decision to cancel all remaining Melanoma March events nationally. This includes the seven events scheduled for this weekend - Melbourne, Bunbury, Bendigo, Coolangatta, Macarthur, Mackay, and Wagga Wagga.

This decision has not been made lightly, however protecting the health of our dedicated community members and their families who run and attend these events, many of whom are cancer patients, is paramount.

We will be offering full refunds for registrations. (See below).

We are planning to hold a virtual Melanoma March event on Sunday 29th March to enable our community across Australia to still come together as we have done for Melanoma March for the last 9 years. We will provide more detail regarding this very soon.

My sincere apologies and thanks particularly to our volunteer committees who work tirelessly to put on their local Melanoma March events every year.

Kind regards,

Matthew Browne

 

UPDATE ON REFUNDS

If you would like a refund for your Melanoma March event registration, please email events@melanoma.org.au. Otherwise, all registration fees will go towards our overall Melanoma March tally. We are of course still gratefully accepting donations on the Melanoma March website to support development of the national matched immunotherapy platform. Your ongoing support and understanding is greatly appreciated. 

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