Reminder – Melanoma Consumer Breakfast this Saturday 6th October 2108

Sat 6th October 2018, 8:00-9:30am All members of the melanoma community are invited to attend a Melanoma Consumer Breakfast. The Breakfast is part of the Australasian Melanoma Conference – which also has great consumer forums. The program is on the website. All bookings can be made via the conference website http://australasianmelanoma.org/

Melanoma survivors march to honour lost friends and raise awareness

Melanoma has a reputation for being one of the most curable types of cancers, but that does not mean much to survivors such as Jay Allen and Aaron Kelly.

Free skin checks for South West community

The Bunbury Skin Cancer Clinic is partnering with melanomaWA to provide the community with free skin checks on February 24.

Townsville’s First Ever Twilight Melanoma March

She will next month join Townsville’s first ever twilight Melanoma March in honour of her mother, Gina Sellen, who lost her battle against the deadly cancer in 2016.

Cancer in the News

Feature Articles

Recognition of Dermatoscopic Characteristics of Neck Melanomas May Facilitate Earlier Diagnosis

A retrospective study of neck lesions suspicious for melanoma showed that malignant melanomas were significantly more likely to be characterized by irregular hyperpigmentation compared with melanocytic nevi located on the neck.

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Popular Gyms Undermining Health with Tanning Beds, UConn Researcher Says

The end of 2019 brings with it holiday gatherings, school vacations, and the annual tradition of New Year’s resolutions – with some of the most common resolutions being to exercise more and lose weight.

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The Tale of a Double-Edged Sword Protecting the Heart from Metastatic Melanoma Tumor and its Treatment with Pembrolizumab

Cardio-oncology is a field of medicine emerging at the intersection of cardiology and oncology.

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Is it feasible to change the immunotherapy dose schedule for a patient in complete response?

Immunotherapy represents a novel form of therapy in many ways, and it may not need to be given continuously.

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