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

Improved risk prediction calculator for sentinel node positivity in patients with melanoma: The Melanoma Institute Australia nomogram

Although National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) and ASCO/Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO) guidelines and the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) online nomogram are valuable for selecting patients with primary cutaneous melanoma for sentinel node (SN) biopsy, researchers aimed at generating an improved online risk calculator using alternative clinicopathologic parameters that may allow more accurate […]

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Posted in Melanoma News, Publications, Scientific Publications

Long noncoding RNA CCAT1 functions as a competing endogenous RNA to upregulate ITGA9 by sponging MiR-296-3p in melanoma

This inquiry was performed to determine the role of long noncoding RNA (lncRNA) colon cancer-associated transcript-1 (CCAT1) in melanoma.

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Real-World Data Show Improved Survival With Adjuvant Immunotherapy in Melanoma

The use of adjuvant immunotherapy in patients with resected stage IIIC melanoma resulted in improved survival benefit, according to real-world data from an early analysis of the National Cancer Database (NCDB), which were presented during a press program ahead of the 2020 AACR Virtual Annual Meeting II.1

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Posted in Melanoma News, Health Professionals, Of Interest

Teens increased skin protection habits after intervention with face-aging app

An intervention in secondary schools in southeastern Brazil using a face-aging app resulted in an increase in protective measures used by students against sun exposure.

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