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Whole-Brain Radiation Therapy vs Observation After Local Treatment of Melanoma Brain Metastases

In a phase III trial reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Hong et al found that adjuvant whole-brain radiotherapy (WBRT) was not associated with a significant benefit in distant intracranial control vs observation after local treatment of patients with one to three melanoma brain metastases.

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TKI Combination vs Monotherapy for Advanced Melanoma and the Risk for CV Adverse Events

Risks of high-grade arterial hypertension and high-grade reduction in left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) are increased for patients with advanced melanoma treated with a combination of BRAF and MEK inhibitors compared with those treated with BRAF inhibitor alone, according to study results published in JAMA Open Network.

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Upcoming events – Roche and Novartis hope to push forward again in melanoma

Welcome to your weekly roundup of approaching clinical readouts.

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Skin patch could painlessly deliver vaccines, cancer medications in one minute

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 25, 2019 — Melanoma is a deadly form of skin cancer that has been increasing in the U.S. for the past 30 years. Nearly 100,000 new cases of melanoma are diagnosed every year, and 20 Americans die every day from it, according to the American Academy of Dermatology

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2019 Events

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