Melanoma

Targeting Braf/mek In Melanoma Raises Cv Risks

(MedPage Today) -- CV harms emerge with dual BRAF/MEK inhibition not seen with BRAF monotherapy
Related topics: Skin Cancer, Cancer

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Numbers Count In The Genetics Of Moles And Melanomas

Scientists have identified a way to help dermatologists determine a patient's risk of developing melanoma.
Related topics: Genetics, Dermatology, Skin Cancer, Cancer

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Mdm2 Counteracts Resistance To Cdk4/6 Inhibitors For Melanoma Therapy

A study has identified a possible second-line treatment for melanoma patients.
Related topics: Skin Cancer, Cancer, Medical Research

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You May Be Surprised That This Is The Second Most Common Cancer In America

Most Americans have never heard of one of the most common forms of skin cancer — one that’s about five times more common than melanoma, and is estimated to kill about twice as many people...
Related topics: Cancer, Skin Cancer, Oncology

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Skin Cancer Nano-vaccine Protects Mice From Deadly Melanoma Cells

Melanoma, the most deadly skin cancer, may one day be prevented and treated using a simple vaccine. Researchers with Tel Aviv University have published the results of their work with nanoparticles and the potential for training one’s immune...
Related topics: Skin Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Vaccines, Medical Research

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Bright Study Finds Genetic Testing Motivates Behavior Changes In Families At Risk For Melanoma

A new study led by researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah (U of U) and collaborators at Northwestern University (NW) and Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) investigated whether genetic testing would...
Related topics: Medical Research, Genetics, Skin Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Medical News Today: Fat Cells May Explain Why Melanoma Becomes 'aggressive And Violent'

Scientists find that fat cells transfer gene-altering proteins to melanoma cells, making them more aggressive. They also show a way to block this process.
Related topics: Skin Cancer, Cancer, Genetics, Proteins

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News Digest – Soaring Skin Cancer Rates, Breast Milk, 5g And Does Eating Insects Really Protect...

Melanoma in younger people on the rise Our new stats show that the number of 25-49-year olds who have been diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer has soared since 2004, with plenty of media outlets picking up the trend. It’s thought the rise could be...
Related topics: Skin Cancer, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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A Hidden Cancer Success Story: Declining Deaths From Melanoma

Here is some news about cancer that isn’t widely known and is hiding in plain sight: Deaths from melanoma — a skin cancer that has lethal potential — have declined dramatically over the past several years. And while that fact alone...
Related topics: Cancer, Skin Cancer, Oncology

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From Ido To Idon't: Lessons Learned After A Combo Fails In Advanced Melanoma

(MedPage Today) -- No PFS, OS benefits seen for epacadostat and pembrolizumab combination in stage III/IV disease
Related topics: Skin Cancer, Cancer

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Pd-1 Inhibitor Disappoints In Mrcc With Untreated Brain Metastases

(MedPage Today) -- Unlike in melanoma or NSCLC, checkpoint inhibitor ineffective; tumor heterogeneity, complexity may explain differences
Related topics: Brain Tumors, Skin Cancer, Cancer

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Is There One Right Answer In Frontline Tx For Metastatic Melanoma?

(MedPage Today) -- We need to find the correct sequence with BRAF inhibitors and immunotherapy, says Anna Pavlick
Related topics: Skin Cancer, Cancer

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Calculated Tumor Area Has Prognostic Value For Melanoma

MONDAY, July 1, 2019 -- Stratification of melanoma into groups based on calculated tumor area improves prognostic value over stratification using the category based on Breslow thickness, according to a study published online June 26 in JAMA...
Related topics: Cancer, Skin Cancer, Medical Research

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Second Primary Melanoma Increases Risk For Death

(MedPage Today) -- Data a reminder of the importance of regular skin exams
Related topics: Skin Cancer, Cancer

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Protein Linked To Aggressive Skin Cancer

Almost 300,000 people worldwide develop malignant melanoma each year. The disease is the most serious form of skin cancer and the number of cases reported annually is increasing, making skin cancer one of Sweden's most common forms of cancer. A...
Related topics: Proteins, Skin Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Immunotherapy Combo Fails Melanoma Test

(MedPage Today) -- No PFS, OS benefit with epacadostat-pembrolizumab combination in final analysis
Related topics: Skin Cancer, Cancer

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Tanning Industry Uses Promos, Cheap Prices To Lure Adolescents And Young Adults, Study Finds

Everyone knows cigarette smoking causes cancer and as a result, prices and advertising are closely regulated to discourage youth from starting. But another cancer risk, indoor tanning, which has been shown to cause melanoma, lags in regulation.
Related topics: Medical Research, Smoking, Cancer, Skin Cancer, Oncology

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American Academy Of Dermatology Awards 29 Shade Structure Grants To Protect America's Youth

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, and it only takes one blistering sunburn during childhood or adolescence to nearly double a person's chance of developing melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, later in life. To help...
Related topics: Dermatology, Skin Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Stephen Piscotty Undergoes Surgery To Remove Melanoma From Ear

The Athletics announced startling news Friday on right fielder Stephen Piscotty, who underwent surgery to remove a melanoma from his right ear (full statement via Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle). Fortunately, the surgery was...
Related topics: Skin Cancer, Cancer

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New Jersey Hospital Helps Pioneer Unique Personalized Immunotherapy For Metastatic Melanoma

Atlantic Melanoma Center is among the nation's leading cancer programs participating in the clinical trials of a new type of personalized immunotherapy known as TIL (tumor infiltrating lymphocyte) therapy, in which the patient's own immune system...
Related topics: Skin Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Clinical Trials

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