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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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New Melbourne Melanoma Project Scientific Publication

Many melanoma patients have a mutation in a gene called BRAF in their tumours. These patients are then more sensitive to targeted therapies which have significantly improved patient outcome in recent years.   Clinical diagnostic methods that can accurately identify BRAF mutated patients and the types of mutations are critical to the clinical management of […]

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