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Trends in malignant melanoma mortality in 31 countries from 1985 to 2015

Using the World Health Organization (WHO) Mortality Database, researchers sought to delineate malignant melanoma (MM) mortality trends between 1985 and 2015.

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Risk of melanoma following keratinocyte malignancies

Researchers intended to well-characterize patients at increased risk for melanoma following keratinocyte cancer, using a population-based cohort comprising 2,243 individuals with histologically-verified KC, selected from dermatology and pathology practices, and without a history of internal malignancy (1,363 BCC, 880 SCC).

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Prognostic value of macrophage polarization markers in epithelial neoplasms and melanoma. A systematic review and meta-analysis

A systematic review and meta-analysis were performed to evaluate the correlation of proposed macrophage markers with prognosis across epithelial tumors and melanoma.

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Tumor cell-derived angiopoietin-2 promotes metastasis in melanoma

Given that the role of the Angiopoietin (Angpt)-TIE signaling pathway is to control vascular maturation as well as to maintain the quiescent phenotype of resting vasculature, and scattered reports have shown tumor cells as a source of ANGPT2, researchers performed in situ hybridization-based detection of ANGPT2 and identified that a subset of melanoma patients exhibited […]

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