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Increased survival with eye melanoma in clinical trial

Once it has spread (metastasized), uveal (intraocular or eye) melanoma — an unusual form of cancer — has a very high mortality rate.

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Imaging matters when judging ‘risky nevi’

In the past, only clinical factors were used to judge “risky nevi,” but imaging modalities are predictive tools for identifying choroidal nevus risk factors for growth to melanoma, according to Carol L. Shields, MD.

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Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on care of melanoma patients in Berlin, Germany: the Mela-COVID survey

BACKGROUND: The COVID-19 pandemic imposes major challenges for care of cancer patients.

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New Insights about Melanocytes Could Lead to More Targeted Melanoma Treatments

Newswise — SALT LAKE CITY – Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah (U of U) have generated the first “atlas” of human melanocytes located throughout the body.

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