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Examining a Web-Based Behavioral Intervention to Promote Sun Protection and Skin Self-Exams in Melanoma Patients

Source: CISION, March 2019 Researchers at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and University of Virginia Center for Behavioral Health and Technology have found that a web-based intervention targeting sun protection behaviors and skin self-examinations in melanoma patients is effective in promoting short-term improvements in these activities. Findings from the work are being presented as […]

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World renowned melanoma expert joins Mornings

Source: 6PR, February 2019 Mornings with Gareth Parker welcomed international expert on melanoma, Dr Ryan Sullivan into the 6PR studio today, to discuss melanoma and immunotherapy treatment. Dr Sullivan, the Associate Director of the Melanoma Pregram at Massachusetts General Hospital, also spoke with listeners who had questions about their own melanoma treatment. Dr Sullivan is in […]

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Melanoma blazes treatment trail for other cancers

Source: Financial Review, February 2019 If Alexander Menzies had to have a seriously advanced cancer, he says he would choose melanoma. His choice is worth noting because, as a medical oncologist and cancer researcher, he knows the field well. Traditionally people with late-stage

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Seymour event to raise funds to melanoma

Source: The Telegraph, February 2019 And according to the Melanoma Institute of Australia, skin cancer is the most common cancer in young Australians (15-39-year-olds) making up 20 per cent of all their cancer cases. In fact, within our sunburnt land, one in 14 men and one in 24 women will be diagnosed with melanoma sometime […]

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