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Melanoma Journal Articles for December 2018

Dove press Pathological complete response induced by neoadjuvant treatment using BRAF and MEK inhibitors in a patient with unresectable BRAF V600E-mutant malignant melanoma of the gallbladder Authors Yu Z, Quiroz E, Shen Y, Jaiyesimi IA Received 13 June 2018 Accepted for publication 16 August 2018 Published 4 December 2018 Volume 2018:11 Pages 8723—8728 DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/OTT.S177111 […]

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Cutting-edge ‘avatar’ machines will ‘revolutionise’ detection of skin cancer and could save thousands of lives a year

Source: Daily Mail UK, January 2019 Cutting-edge technology is set to revolutionise skin cancer detection and could save thousands of lives a year. The ‘spectacular’ 3D imaging machines scan the body to create an avatar, which doctors will use to track skin spots. The Australian Cancer Research Foundation will provide a $9.9 million grant to […]

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Victorians need to get sun smart: study

Source: Mail Online, January 2019 Victorians are dropping the ball on skin protection from harmful UV rays, a study reveals. Five per cent of people observed over six weekends in January and February covered their arms at pools or beaches, The Cancer Council Victoria study released on Monday reveals. Yet 15 per cent of people […]

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Woman, 25, who lost her eye to cancer and was diagnosed with five tumours in her brain after having a seizure shares pictures of how she matches her elaborate eye patches to her outfits

Source: Daily Mail UK, January 2019 A 25-year-old woman who lost her eye to cancer takes her new look in her stride by matching her elaborate eye patches to her outfits. Jess Van Zeil, from Melbourne, was forced to have her left eye removed when she was diagnosed with an aggressive eye cancer called ocular melanoma […]

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