The Enright Melanoma Foundation (formerly known as the Joseph E. Enright Foundation) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to raise sun safety awareness in New Jersey and to help prevent melanoma through education and early detection. 



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  • Got Skin? Then you need to know that:
  • Melanoma is the most deadly form of skin cancer
  • The lifetime risk of developing melanoma is 1 in 53
  • Melanoma is the most common cancer among young adults, ages 25-29
  • Melanoma is the 2nd most common cancer in adolescents & young adults, ages 15-29
  • 76, 690 adults in the US will received a melanoma diagnosis last year
  • There were 9,480 deaths in the US caused by melanoma in 2013
  • There were 2,340 new cases of melanoma in New Jersey in 2012
  • Early detection dramatically increases the survival rate for patients with melanoma
  • Protection from the sun is the best way to prevent melanoma




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January 15,2014  Jan. 15, 2014 Enright Melanoma Foundation in Summit received a grant of $15,000 to sup… more
January 08,2014  Jan. 8, 2014 -  2014 EMF Slate of Officers and New Board Member Announced The Enri… more
August 19,2013  The Investors Foundation, which provides supportive funding to nonprofit organizations… more
July 31,2013  The Enright Melanoma Foundation is proud to announce Rachel Jordan, Miss New Jersey, US … more
July 15,2013 As a very fair-skinned individual, sunburn is on my mind (and unfortunately my body) often in th… more
March 26,2013 Janet Horowitz joins Enright Melanoma Foundation - Melanoma is the most deadly form of skin… more
January 21,2013   William Chip Madsen of Maplewood passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2013 after a relen… more
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Enright Melanoma Foundation
P.O. Box 519
Summit, NJ 07902
Telephone: (908) 464-0277
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The Enright Melanoma Foundation supports the It's THAT Worth It campaign by L'Oreal Paris and MRA, and spreading the message about sun safety. The Enright Melanoma Foundation raises sun safety awareness and helps prevent melanoma through education and early detection. Please consider supporting us as well during National Melanoma Awareness month in May by visiting
L'Oreal Paris and Melanoma Research Alliance Launch It's THAT Worth It™ Campaign to Fight Melanoma
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"“Our biggest opportunity to prevent people from dying from melanoma is to catch them early "
'Ignorance' over skin cancer danger
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"Centers for Disease Control/Prevention warns tanning beds dangerous for those who begin tanning before 35."
Cancer Vaccine From Amgen Gives Hope for Melanoma Treatment
""Military families are uniquely affected by melanoma," "
PASS Coalition Applauds Sunscreen Innovation Act
Ocular Melanoma targets the eye | News - Home
"Non-melanoma skin cancers found at a young age raise your risk of developing other cancers later in life,"
New Hope for Melanoma Patients | Video - ABC News
How to spot the symptoms of melanoma | Granada - ITV News
Experimental Drugs Offer New Hope for Patients Fighting Melanoma | Video - ABC News
"Melanoma is a type of cancer that most people associate with the skin. But melanoma can arise in the nails. "