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Evolving Standards of Care in Melanoma and Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Source: Targeted Oncology , April 2019 The emerging role of immunotherapy in melanoma and non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) has had a transformative effect on how these 2 cancer types have been managed over the past few years. A new paradigm has evolved where immunotherapy is now not only a new modality but is the […]

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SITC Guidelines Provide a Fresh Look at Evolving Strategies for Melanoma

Source: OncLive, April 2019 Researchers have announced a study to identify new treatments that could improve survival rates for an uveal melanoma, a form of eye cancer. Fight for Sight said researchers from the University of Liverpool will be analysing tumour samples to gain a better understanding about the role of mutation in a gene […]

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Uveal melanoma study announced

Source: Pharma Times, April 2019 New therapeutic approaches for treating patients with earlier-stage melanoma who face a higher risk of recurrence are among the features of recently updated consensus guidelines from the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC).1The guidelines take stock of the extensive changes that have occurred in the field in less than a […]

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Genetic testing can detect melanoma earlier, but tailored approach is required

Source: Healio, April 2019 Genetic testing can help increase early detection of melanoma among patients and their family members, according to a presenter at HemOnc Today New York. However, the approaches toward genetic testing and counseling must be tailored depending on the cancers observed in a particular family. “Knowledge is power, and this is about knowing genetic […]

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