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

Mechanisms driving melanoma immunotherapy

New immunotherapy medications have shown a durable clinical benefit in cancer patients, including those with malignant melanoma.

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Uveal melanoma patient registry planned

Source: Healio, August 2019 Immunocore and Pulse Infoframe announced a partnership to support a global patient registry in uveal melanoma, according to a press release. Institutions from the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia will participate in the registry, which will examine risk factors, genetics, epidemiology, treatment cost-effectiveness and real-world outcomes. “We’re excited to be […]

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Popular research updates in cutaneous oncology

Researchers identified an association between family history of melanoma and the risk for melanomas on the trunk and extremities, according to a recent study reported by Healio Dermatology.

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Breast cancer drug may be key to beating the most deadly type of melanoma

There’s new hope for people who suffer from a rare yet deadly type of melanoma that is not linked to UV exposure and is extremely difficult to treat.

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