Reminder – Melanoma Consumer Breakfast this Saturday 6th October 2108

Sat 6th October 2018, 8:00-9:30am All members of the melanoma community are invited to attend a Melanoma Consumer Breakfast. The Breakfast is part of the Australasian Melanoma Conference – which also has great consumer forums. The program is on the website. All bookings can be made via the conference website http://australasianmelanoma.org/

Melanoma survivors march to honour lost friends and raise awareness

Melanoma has a reputation for being one of the most curable types of cancers, but that does not mean much to survivors such as Jay Allen and Aaron Kelly.

Free skin checks for South West community

The Bunbury Skin Cancer Clinic is partnering with melanomaWA to provide the community with free skin checks on February 24.

Townsville’s First Ever Twilight Melanoma March

She will next month join Townsville’s first ever twilight Melanoma March in honour of her mother, Gina Sellen, who lost her battle against the deadly cancer in 2016.

Cancer in the News

Feature Articles

Nuances of Immunotherapy-Related AEs in Melanoma

Kathleen Madden, FNP, MSN, AOCNP, APHN, nurse practitioner, Melanoma Program, NYU Langone Health’s Perlmutter Cancer Center, discusses the nuances of immunotherapy related adverse events (AEs) in melanoma.

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Posted in Melanoma News, Health Professionals, Of Interest

Prebiotics Boost Antitumor Immunity and Help Mice Fight Melanoma

Studies by scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute showed that feeding mice with two prebiotics, mucin, and inulin, boosted the immune system’s ability to fight cancer, slowed the growth of implanted melanoma tumors, and delayed the development of resistance to established drugs.

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Posted in Melanoma News, Health Professionals, Of Interest

Melanoma characteristics in patients with a history of UV tanning bed usage

In the present study, the researchers sought to assess the impact of tanning bed use on the behavior of subsequent melanomas.

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Posted in Melanoma News, Clare Oliver, Sunbed Articles

Nuances of Immunotherapy-Related AEs in Melanoma

Kathleen Madden, FNP, MSN, AOCNP, APHN, nurse practitioner, Melanoma Program, NYU Langone Health’s Perlmutter Cancer Center, discusses the nuances of immunotherapy related adverse events (AEs) in melanoma.

READ MORE >

Posted in Melanoma News, Health Professionals, Of Interest