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New genomic tool advances melanoma risk prediction in older Australians

School researchers have developed a new genomic risk score for melanoma (skin cancer), and shown it to be of value when used to predict melanoma risk in older people.

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Cancer has ripple effect on distant tissues

Newswise – A new study with zebrafish shows that a deadly form of skin cancer – melanoma – alters the metabolism of healthy tissues elsewhere in the body.

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Genetic Testing Informs Treatment Decisions in Melanoma

Novel methods of genetic testing have led to improved detection and better clinical decisions in patients with melanoma, especially in the late-stage setting.

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Combination Immunotherapy Effective for Patients With Melanoma and Asymptomatic Brain Metastases

The combination of nivolumab with ipilimumab is an effective treatment option for patients with advanced melanoma with asymptomatic brain metastases and should be considered for first line-therapy, according to study results published in Neuro-Oncology.

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