26 August 2020 – MPA Webinar Series

Event #1 – Wed 26th August from 7pm to 830pm Topics: Dermatology and Melanoma Surgery Please register via the Eventbrite link: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/dermatology-and-melanoma-surgery-a-discussion-with-our-specialists-registration-116189932215?aff=ebdssbeac >> DOWNLOAD PDF for full details

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.

Cancer in the News

Feature Articles

Dutch consortium investigates biomarker to identify early-stage melanoma at high-risk of recurrence

Today, SkylineDx announced a research collaboration with an academic hospital and a Dutch cancer registry to investigate patients with early-stage melanoma (skin cancer) at high risk of disease-related fatality.

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New test to help fight deadly melanoma

Researchers from QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute have developed a prototype test that can help identify if patients with deadly metastasised melanoma are likely to benefit from immunotherapy.

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Posted in Melanoma News

Dabrafenib plus trametinib improves relapse-free survival time in melanoma

Patients with a stage III melanoma mutation treated with dabrafenib plus trametinib had longer restricted mean survival times compared with placebo, according to an analysis of a phase 3 trial presented at Maui Derm for Dermatologists.

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Posted in Melanoma News, Health Professionals, Clinical Trials

Circulating tumor DNA could help guide treatment of BRAF V600-mutant metastatic melanoma

Circulating tumor DNA measurements before and during treatment could help guide selection of therapy for patients with BRAF V600-mutant unresectable or metastatic melanoma, according to study results published in The Lancet Oncology.

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