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Rapid liquid biopsies for melanoma patients

The Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute (ONJCRI) is using blood test technology from Bio-Rad Laboratories to detect and analyse cancer genes in melanoma patients.

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Australian First Melanoma Blood Test To Save Lives

Victorians will be the first in Australia to access a revolutionary new blood test to diagnose melanoma sooner and give patients the best chance of survival.

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Australian Stage 3 melanoma patients forced to self-fund recurrent treatment while PBS makes decision on listing

AN AUSTRALIAN man has said the decision to pay $100,000 to self-fund his own treatment was more stressful than being told he had cancer.

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Oncolytic Virus Plus Ipilimumab Improves Responses in Advanced Melanoma

The combination of an oncolytic virus known as talimogene laherparepvec with ipilimumab yielded a significantly higher response rate than ipilimumab alone in a phase II study of patients with advanced melanoma.

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