Tune into Jay's Longest Melanoma March Channel 10 documentary
16 September 2019
Melanoma survivor and advocate, Jay Allen, now has a documentary going live to air on television this Sunday. It is a moving look and celebration of Jay Allen's epic 2000km, 50-day trek from Adelaide to Sydney.
In a previous life, Jay Allen was
The Courier reported in April 2019 that: "Most of them Jay had got to know through his own battles with cancer after discovering an unusual mole on his ankle that kept rubbing on his work boots and bleeding. Becoming a cancer patient had a massive impact on Jay's life."
"Jay's aim is for children to get in the routine of applying sunscreen when they brush their teeth every morning to help set up habits for life."
"One Australian dies from melanoma every five hours. Melanoma causes 75
Tune into Jay's Longest Melanoma March screening this Sunday 22 September at 1pm (AEST) on Channel 10, a groundbreaking documentary to find out more.
The 2021 Australasian Melanoma Conference (AMC2021) will held in Sydney, Australia.
A re-cap of the wonderful, and often very creative, community fundraising initiatives over the April to June quarter.
Our patients who donate their tissue samples and records to our research are helping to make a difference to the lives of future melanoma patients.
MIA researchers have recently been awarded two competitive funding grants, which will help facilitate their ground-breaking work in melanoma research.
Melanoma survivor Matt Kean is doing a 1000km bike ride around the Riverina this October, to increase awareness of melanoma and raise funds for Amie St Clair Melanoma - MIA. There are many ways you can be part of this life-changing ride!
Celebrate the 10th anniversary of Amie St Clair Melanoma at the Annual Ball in Wagga Wagga!
Riverina patients gain access to potentially life saving immunotherapy treatment close to home.
MIA's Prof Scolyer has been appointed as an Officer (AO) of the Order of Australia.
In a breakthrough which could extend to the treatment of other cancers, a new immune checkpoint inhibitor has proven effective in helping save the lives of advanced melanoma patients.
Whilst our research and clinical teams are trialling new treatments to save lives, it is our nurses who are on the front line providing care and support.
The easing of COVID restrictions has meant the return of community events, and we recognise the generous support of our community fundraisers.
Melanoma patients and their carers are being urged to participate in a ground-breaking survey which will shape the future of melanoma treatment, research, support and funding in Australia.
We have been buoyed by the wonderful support for our Melanoma March campaign, and our mission to cover Australia in footprints continues into April!
There was a wonderful feeling of community support amongst the melanoma patients, families and friends at the WA Melanoma Community Form.
The Price family has decided to share their story to inspire Australians to support research into new melanoma treatments.
New research has provided evidence in favour of a structured skin surveillance program for high-risk melanoma patients.
Melanoma research saved Bert's life at 101 and now he wants to give back.
A new MIA online risk calculator for clinicians can determine the likelihood of thin melanoma spreading.