The Melanoma Study Group (MSG) is an interdisciplinary group of clinicians and scientists at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN; Jacksonville, FL and Scottsdale, AZ working together with the goal of developing new and more effective therapies for malignant melanoma. Utilizing modern day scientific and technological advances, the Group integrates the efforts of members from multiple clinical and basic science disciplines focused on improving the care of patients with malignant melanoma.