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Mechanisms driving melanoma immunotherapy

New immunotherapy medications have shown a durable clinical benefit in cancer patients, including those with malignant melanoma.

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Uveal melanoma patient registry planned

Source: Healio, August 2019 Immunocore and Pulse Infoframe announced a partnership to support a global patient registry in uveal melanoma, according to a press release. Institutions from the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia will participate in the registry, which will examine risk factors, genetics, epidemiology, treatment cost-effectiveness and real-world outcomes. “We’re excited to be […]

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Popular research updates in cutaneous oncology

Researchers identified an association between family history of melanoma and the risk for melanomas on the trunk and extremities, according to a recent study reported by Healio Dermatology.

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Breast cancer drug may be key to beating the most deadly type of melanoma

There’s new hope for people who suffer from a rare yet deadly type of melanoma that is not linked to UV exposure and is extremely difficult to treat.

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