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Personalized Cancer Vaccine NEO-PV-01 Shows Promise in 3 Types of Advanced Cancer

New results released by Neon Therapeutics1 have shown promising, early results for their NEO-PV-01 personalized neoantigen vaccine in combination with nivolumab across 3 different types of advanced cancer.

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Posted in Melanoma News, Health Professionals, Clinical Trials

No association between smoking and sentinel lymph node metastasis and survival in cutaneous melanoma

This retrospective cohort study was undertaken to determine if smoking was correlated with a higher rate of sentinel lymph node (SLN) metastasis and worse survival in cutaneous melanoma patients using a propensity score matching analysis.

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Posted in Melanoma News, Publications, Scientific Publications

Does the Microbiome Help the Body Fight Cancer?

A few years ago, biologist Ze’ev Ronai discovered that the mouse strain he’d been working with for the last decade was particularly resistant to melanoma.

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Posted in Melanoma News, Health Professionals, Of Interest

Watch Out for This Sneaky Type of Skin Cancer

“When patients ask me what to look for in skin cancer, I tell them that pink is the new black because so many harmless-looking pink lesions ultimately turn out to be melanomas,” says Dr. Lauren Cooper of Affiliated Dermatologists and Dermatologic Surgeons in Morristown, Mt. Arlington and Bridgewater.

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Posted in Melanoma News, Patients, Latest News

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