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New treatment target for melanoma identified - Science Daily



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New treatment target for melanoma identified 
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Researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have identified a new therapeutic target for the treatment of melanoma. For decades, research has associated female sex and a history of previous pregnancy with better ...
New Penn research could be hopeful discovery for melanoma ... PhillyVoice.com

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Presurgical targeted therapy delays relapse of high-risk stage 3 melanoma - Medical Xpress



Presurgical targeted therapy delays relapse of high-risk stage 3 melanoma 
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"These results are encouraging for patients with surgically resectable stage 3 melanoma, who face a high rate of relapse and progression to metastatic disease," said lead author Rodabe Amaria, M.D., assistant professor of Melanoma Medical Oncology ...

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New way to unmask melanoma cells to the immune system: Lab ... - Science Daily



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New way to unmask melanoma cells to the immune system: Lab ... 
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A research team has found a new way to keep the immune system engaged, and is planning to test the approach in a phase 1 clinical trial.

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Why Do Women With Melanoma Do Better Than Men? - ReliaWire - ReliaWire



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Why Do Women With Melanoma Do Better Than Men? - ReliaWire 
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Melanoma is a deadly form of skin cancer that develops from pigment-producing cells called melanocytes. Men have a higher risk of developing this cancer than women, and a worse prognosis if they do. It has been suggested that social issues underlie ...

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Melanoma is in the eye of the beholder - UQ News - The University ... - UQ News



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Melanoma is in the eye of the beholder - UQ News - The University ... 
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University of Queensland researchers have found that freckles and moles appearing on the iris indicate a high risk of melanoma, particularly in people under 40 years of age. Dermatology Research Centre's Associate Professor Rick Sturm said the presence ...
People with freckles, moles in eyes at higher risk of melanoma Yahoo7 News

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Keep room in your heart for Jackie Stiles as she battles cancer - Belleville News-Democrat



Keep room in your heart for Jackie Stiles as she battles cancer 
Belleville News-Democrat
Even as harmonic convergences in the world of sports go, the story of Jackie Stiles and the Missouri State women's basketball team's run to the 2001 Final Four in St. Louis was on a special tier. Stiles, from remote and tiny (population 624) Claflin ...

 


Immunotherapy Offers Surprising Benefit to Rare Melanoma Type - Curetoday.com



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Immunotherapy Offers Surprising Benefit to Rare Melanoma Type 
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?Often, combinations of two immunotherapy drugs are used to treat patients with melanoma to try to improve tumor response rates and survival about current reported rates. However, these combinations can lead to significantly higher rate of severe side ...

 


Physicians' Education ResourceŽ to Host 14th Annual International ... - Business Wire (press release)



Physicians' Education ResourceŽ to Host 14th Annual International ... 
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CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Physicians' Education ResourceŽ, LLC (PERŽ), the leading resource for oncology and hematology continuing medical education (CME), will host the 14th Annual International Symposium on Melanoma and Other Cutaneous ...

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Living Right: Melanoma Risks - 9&10 News



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Living Right: Melanoma Risks 
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Living Right: Melanoma Risks. January 16, 2018. Alex Jokich,. This video is no longer available. No playable sources found. One person dies from melanoma every hour. And despite the fact that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer, some ...

 


Dr. Chapman on Targeted Treatments for Non-Traditional Mutations in Melanoma - OncLive



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Dr. Chapman on Targeted Treatments for Non-Traditional Mutations in Melanoma 
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Paul B. Chapman, MD, medical oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, professor of medicine at the Weill Cornell Medical College, discusses targeted treatments for non-traditional mutations in melanoma. Chapman explains that non-BRAF V600 ...

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