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A new approach to predict the evolutionary mechanisms of melanoma

Melanoma is a malignant tumour resulting from the transformation of melanocytes, the cells in the skin that undertake to synthesise melanin, a complex polymer which protects us from the negative effects of solar radiation.

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The Importance of IMspire150 Data Is Questioned in Melanoma Treatment Landscape

Charles L. Sawyers, MD, internist and hematologic oncologist; chair of the Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program; and Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Chair at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses the value of atezolizumab (Tecentriq), cobimetinib (Cotellic), and vemurafenib (Zelboraf) in the melanoma treatment landscape.

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Study Provides First Evidence That Cancer Metastasis Is Influenced by Inherited Genes

Animal and human studies by scientists at Rockefeller University have for the first time generated data to suggest that an individual’s pre-existing genetic make-up may impact the likelihood of cancer progressing and metastasizing.

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New Survey Shows 1 in 4 Canadians Don’t Understand Dangers of Sun Exposure

TORONTO, May 27, 2020 /CNW/ – Save Your Skin Foundation is dedicated to informing and educating Canadians about melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, that has been steadily on the rise since the 1990s in both men and women.

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