Mission statement

Mates Against Melanoma is aiming to alleviate the suffering of our mates battling Australia’s national cancer and to facilitate early detection, education and awareness to prevent future generations from experiencing the levels of melanoma today.

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Our beneficiaries are the Australian general community, people with disabilities, the chronically ill (including the terminally ill) and youth 15 to under 25.

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Foundation Purpose

  • Early Detection of Melanoma

  • Supporting Research

  • Funding Systemic and Targeted Therapies

  • Supporting Clinical Trials

  • Sun Safety Initiatives

  • Public Advocacy

  • Patient Mental Health Support

  • Ancillary Services - Transport & In-Home Assistance

Vision statement

Equip patients undergoing melanoma treatment with the best chance of survival and recovery by providing assistance with resources and services, and to undertake research, education, early detection and preventative activities to one day see a world free from melanoma.