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Melanoma: KOL Insight 2016 - PR Newswire - PR Newswire (press release)



Melanoma: KOL Insight 2016 - PR Newswire 
PR Newswire (press release)
Immunotherapies have become the go-to treatment for malignant melanoma, and with good reason. Not only are they proving to be the most effective single ...

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People Of Color Are Dying Because Of Delays In Lifesaving Melanoma Surgery - Women's Health



Women's Health
 
People Of Color Are Dying Because Of Delays In Lifesaving Melanoma Surgery 
Women's Health
This is particularly concerning for patients with a suspected melanoma?the third-leading cause of cancer death among women ages 25 to 39. Because fast-growing types of the skin cancer can turn deadly in just weeks, getting it diagnosed and removed ...

 


Melanoma Research Alliance and Inspire Launch Online ... - Business Wire (press release)



Melanoma Research Alliance and Inspire Launch Online ... 
Business Wire (press release)
The Melanoma Research Alliance (?MRA?), the largest non-profit funder of melanoma research, in partnership with Inspire, the leading US he.

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Waiting Even Days to Remove Melanoma Can Be Deadly - WebMD



Waiting Even Days to Remove Melanoma Can Be Deadly 
WebMD
TUESDAY, Nov. 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The sooner the deadly skin cancer melanoma is treated, the more likely a patient is to survive. Researchers analyzed data from more than 153,000 American adults diagnosed with stage 1 to 3 melanoma between ...

 


Melanomas don't always arise from existing moles - Harvard Health



Harvard Health
 
Melanomas don't always arise from existing moles 
Harvard Health
The researchers reviewed 38 studies involving 20,126 cases of melanoma and found that 29% of diagnosed melanomas came from an existing mole, while 71% appeared as new spots. Moreover, they discovered that melanomas that grew from moles were ...

 


Melanoma incidence rates begin to stabilize in Queensland, study shows - News-Medical.net



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Melanoma incidence rates begin to stabilize in Queensland, study shows 
News-Medical.net
For the first time Queensland researchers have found that incidence rates for invasive melanomas have started to stabilize or fall in those aged under 60 years, a groundbreaking new study shows. The Cancer Council Queensland study, published in ...

 


Cancer immunotherapy uses melanin against melanoma - EurekAlert (press release)



EurekAlert (press release)
 
Cancer immunotherapy uses melanin against melanoma 
EurekAlert (press release)
"We demonstrated that melanin, which is found at high levels in melanoma, can actually be used to help treat melanoma. We do this by shining near infrared (IR) light on a therapeutic skin patch, which promotes the systemic immune response that fights ...
Cancer immunotherapy uses melanin against melanoma Medical Xpress

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Neoadjuvant Nivolumab/Ipilimumab Combo Effective but Toxic for ... - OncLive



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Neoadjuvant Nivolumab/Ipilimumab Combo Effective but Toxic for ... 
OncLive
Neoadjuvant nivolumab plus ipilimumab demonstrated almost a tripling in objective response rate compared with the PD-1 inhibitor alone but at the cost of ...

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Even short delay lowers success of melanoma treatment - Bend Bulletin



Even short delay lowers success of melanoma treatment 
Bend Bulletin
By the numbers: Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic studied the records of more than 150,000 adult patients diagnosed with stage 1 to 3 melanoma from 2004 to 2012. Patients with stage 1 melanoma were 5 percent more likely to die if they delayed ...

 


Advances in Treating Melanoma: Closing Thoughts - OncLive - OncLive



OncLive
 
Advances in Treating Melanoma: Closing Thoughts - OncLive 
OncLive
Panelists: Jeffrey S. Weber, MD, PhD, NYU Langone Health; Reinhard G. Dummer, MD, University Hospital of Zurich; Axel Hauschild, MD, PhD, University ...

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