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

Patterns of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acid dietary intake and melanoma thickness at diagnosis

As per experimental evidence, dietary intakes of omega-3 and omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids (FAs) have divergent effects on melanoma growth, researchers here sought for epidemiologic evidence on their combined effect.

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Posted in Melanoma News, Publications, Scientific Publications

GENES LINKED TO MELANOMA OF THE EYE IDENTIFIED

There are approximately 175 new cases a year for melanomas inside the eye called uveal melanomas.

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Posted in Melanoma News, Health Professionals, Of Interest

Dr. Sznol on the Use of Immunotherapy in Melanoma

Mario Sznol, MD, professor of medicine, co-director, Yale SPORE in Skin Cancer, Yale Cancer Center, discusses the use of immunotherapy in melanoma.

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Posted in Melanoma News, Health Professionals, Video Reports

Nationally Regarded Melanoma Research Advocate and Founder, President of AIM at Melanoma, Val Guild, Dies

San Rafael, CA, May 24, 2020 –(PR.com)– It is with profound sadness that AIM at Melanoma announces the death of its Founder and President, Valerie Guild, on May 21, 2020 from complications of ovarian cancer.

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Posted in Melanoma News, Health Professionals, Patients, Latest News, Of Interest