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Addressing Challenges With BRAF Inhibitors in Melanoma

Source: OncLive, May 2019 Transcript: Hussein A. Tawbi, MD: BRAF inhibitors, specific BRAF inhibitors—in that case specific to the BRAF V600E mutations—transformed the care of patients with melanoma because we managed to induce really high response rates really quickly in those patients. But we also learned, as soon as we started doing that, that it does come at […]

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Time to recurrence of metastatic melanoma not associated with survival rates

Source: Healio, May 2019 In patients with metastatic melanoma, the timing of advanced disease was not associated with the timing of first distant recurrence, according to a multicentric cohort study. Study subjects were enrolled in the French MelBase database from March 1, 2013, to Sept. 1, 2017, and were treated with first-line immunotherapies, targeted therapies or […]

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You only get one skin. Keep it safe. Cherish it. Protect it.

Source: CISION, May 2019 SAN RAFAEL, Calif., May 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — May is Melanoma Awareness Month, a national effort to increase awareness about a deadly disease that affects people of every age, gender, and ethnicity.  It is estimated that 1 in 27 men and 1 in 40 women will develop an invasive melanoma in their lifetime. […]

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Describing aspects of melanoma progression

Source: Eurek Alert, May 2019 Bottom Line: Three related articles and an editorial focus on various aspects of melanoma progression. Embed these links to provide your readers free access to the full-text articles: These links will be live at the embargo time.

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