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More Shade To Protect Victorians From Skin Cancer

More Victorians will be protected from the sun’s harmful UV rays, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government installing more sunshades in public areas and sports clubs.

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The interplay of sun-damage and genetic risk in Australian multiple and single primary melanoma cases and controls

This study was undertaken to determine if the level of UV damage at the site of melanomas was correlated with genetic polymorphisms.

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Posted in Melanoma News, Publications, Scientific Publications

UCLA study shows inhibition of gene helps overcome resistance to immunotherapy

Los Angeles – Cancer immunology drugs, which harness the body’s immune system to better attack cancer cells, have significantly changed the face of cancer treatment.

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Genetic expression testing still a work in progress for melanoma

Gene expression profiles used to aid in melanoma diagnosis were developed using histologically unambiguous melanomas, but have yet to be validated for all subtypes of melanoma.

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