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

Single-Cell Level Variability May Help Predict Responses to BRAF Inhibitors in Melanoma

New targeted therapy options, such as BRAF and MEK inhibitors, offer advanced treatment for patients with melanoma; however, genetic variability often means that patients will have different therapeutic responses.

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Enter the exosome: WVU researcher studies how cancer and immune cells communicate

Cells can’t text each other the way we can, but they can still communicate.

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Moffitt Researchers Identify a Mechanism Controlling Tumor Cell Recognition by Immune Cells

TAMPA, Fla. – Immunotherapy has become a standard treatment approach for several types of cancer, including melanoma

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Reduction in Melanoma After Bariatric Surgery ? Really?

Source: Medscape, November 2019 Bariatric surgery and the weight loss that it induces are associated with a markedly reduced risk for skin cancer, including melanoma, according to a new analysis from the Swedish Obese Subjects (SOS) study. In an earlier report from this study, Swedish researchers found that bariatric surgery was associated with a reduced risk for female-specific cancers, […]

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