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Dr. Shapiro on the Surgical Management of Advanced-Stage Melanoma

Richard L. Shapiro, MD, associate professor, Department of Surgery, NYU Langone Health’s Perlmutter Cancer Center, discusses the surgical management of advanced-stage melanoma.

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Dr. Liebman on the Use of Digital Surveillance in Melanoma

Tracey Liebman, MD, assistant professor, Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology, NYU Langone School of Medicine, NYU Langone Health, discusses the use of digital surveillance in melanoma.

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John Theurer Cancer Center Evaluating Personalized Cancer Vaccine in High-Risk Melanoma

An ongoing clinical trial will assess whether the adjuvant combination of the personalized cancer vaccine mRNA-4157 and pembrolizumab (Keytruda) improves recurrence-free survival (RFS) compared with pembrolizumab alone in patients with complete resection of cutaneous melanoma and a high-risk of recurrence.1

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Study suggests blocking immune T-cell regulator may help eliminate tumours

Immune system T-cells are more able to destroy skin cancer cells when a T-cell regulator called SLAMF6 is missing, a new study in eLife shows.

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