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Alcohol Intake Associated with Increased Risk of Melanoma

White wine was the most clearly associated ...

UC Researcher Lights Up Over New Equipment to Study Melanoma

CINCINNATI—University of Cincinnati (UC) melanoma researcher Zalfa Abdel-Malek, PhD, is over the moon about something just the opposite: a new solar UV ...

New topical immunotherapy effective against early skin cancer

Combination of two drugs reduces precancerous skin lesions ... Full story

Expression of Specific Gene Differentiates Moles from Melanoma

Penn Study Paves Way for Simple Test for Borderline Cases ... Full story

A protein that defines the melanoma blueprint

The CNIO Melanoma Group has identified a new factor essential for the development of these aggressive tumours This protein helps to define aspects that distinguish melanoma from other types of cancer ... Full story

Funding boost for melanoma mission

How the deadly skin cancer melanoma is detected and treated is about to be revolutionised thanks to an $820,000 National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grant. ... Full story

Investigational Immunotherapy Was Safe, Tolerable, and Showed Some Activity Against Melanoma

PHILADELPHIA — The investigational immunotherapeutic IMC-20D7S was safe, well tolerated, and showed signs of modest clinical activity for patients with advanced melanoma, according to results ... Full story

Thousands of melanoma patients in Europe have no access to new life saving drugs

LUGANO-COPENHAGEN – Over 5000 patients with metastatic melanoma in Europe are denied access to new, life saving drugs every year, according to a survey presented at the ESMO 2016 Congress in Copenhagen. ... Full story

Ratio of Certain Immune Cells to Tumor Burden Correlated With Outcome For Pembrolizumab-treated Patients With Melanoma

NEW YORK — Among patients with stage IV melanoma who were being treated with the immunotherapeutic pembrolizumab (Keytruda), the ratio of a particular subset of ... Full story

Low factor sunscreen can increase melanoma risk

Using low sun protection factor may increase the risk of melanoma. Cutaneous melanoma is one of the most rapidly increasing cancers in Norway and is becoming a major public health challenge. ... Full story

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