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MPA Survey – Your Chance to Have Your Say!

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Last year we asked you to complete an online survey, the results of which helped shape our strategy for 2016. Based on your feedback, in 2016 we invested in our public information forums and hosted events in Melbourne, Townsville and Adelaide. We launched our new website and established an online support group platform to address

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PBS Update

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As more treatments become available for melanoma equitable access to these treatments is paramount. All Australians deserve the very best healthcare and access to the best evidence based medicines available. At the March meeting of the PBAC the reimbursement of Nivolumab (Opdivo) and ipilumimab (Yervoy) was considered. At this stage the company that produces these drugs,

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Melanoma Breakfast Forum – Cairns – 27 May 2017

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WHAT Join us for breakfast and hear the latest information about melanoma from experts including Dr. Megan Lyle. Updates on treatments, surgery and strategies for living well will be provided and a survivor story will be shared. There will also be plenty of time for questions. WHERE Shangri-La Hotel The Marina, Cairns WHEN Saturday 27th

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Gala Dinner – 9 June 2017

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Tickets are now on sale for MPA’s annual Gala Dinner!  This year the Band of Blue return to entertain us in what’s sure to be an arresting night of fun.   The wonderful event will be at the Brisbane Convention & Entertainment Centre on Friday 9 June 2017.  It is MPA’s largest single fundraiser and “must attend” event in our calendar. Last year’s

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MPA Makes PBAC Submission

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MPA made a submission to the PBAC for the consideration of the reimbursement of Nivolumab (Opdivo) and ipilumimab (Yervoy) and we thank all those that contributed their stories. Real stories provide real insights and these are invaluable! The PBAC will meet in March to consider this treatment option for reimbursement and we will advise you

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Damien MacRae and his son Aiden set out to convince LEGO to build a #SunSmart surf lifesaving set and they have done it. Congratulations Lego Surf Rescue ... See MoreSee Less

A terminally ill father and his son are pushing for Australia's iconic surf lifesavers to become the next big Lego theme, in an effort to educate kids about being sun smart. The father and son dream ...

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So we know this sounds too good to be true, but this is basically free money for charity! Just download a toolbar that donates to Melanoma Patients Australia Ltd for free when you shop online. Check it out.
1. Download the Folo Bar for Chrome, Safari or Firefox (it’s two clicks)
2. Shop online as normal
3. Over 700 shops will donate a percentage of any purchase to MPA
Find out more here au.folo.world/cause/melanomapatientsaustralia
Let us know when you've done and we can thank you for helping to support those affected by Melanoma
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Melanoma Patients Australia Ltd has developed this video to help explain how we can help with a melanoma diagnosis. Our mission is to provide support, information and representation for Australians affected by melanoma and to raise awareness of the disease. You can help by sharing this video, let's try to contact as many people affected by melanoma as we can this weekend.
Discover our webpage bit.ly/GoToMPA
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Melanoma Patients Australia Ltd would like to wish you and your families a safe and happy Easter Weekend. ... See MoreSee Less

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Mail: info@melanomapatients.org.au

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