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Skin Cancer-Index

Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer worldwide. However, if detected early, it can be one of the easiest to cure. With this in mind, Derma.plus developed the following study to better understand the geographical and geopolitical factors which make skin cancer incidences more common, and sometimes deadly, in certain regions over others.

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National Comprehensive Cancer Network Guidelines for patients.

This is a complete guide to information and rsource for Cancer patients. The guideline cover a wide spectrum of cancers.

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Immunotherapy Advances in Melanoma

Melanoma care has fortunately undergone a whirlwind of changes over the past several years. Novel immunotherapies are perhaps the most exciting recent development in cancer care because patients can enjoy long-term benefit from these treatments, meaning that they are possibly “cured.”

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ASCO 2013 – publications

These are the two pappers that came out of the ASCO 2013 conference in Chicago. To download them please follow the link. Safety and Tumour Responses with Lambrolizumab (Anti-PD-1) in Melanoma. Hamid et al. http://www.nejm.org/doi/pdf/10.1056/NEJMoa1305133   Nivolumab plus Ipilimuamab in Advanced Melanoma. Wolchok et al. http://www.nejm.org/doi/pdf/10.1056/NEJMoa1302369

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