26 August 2020 – MPA Webinar Series

Event #1 – Wed 26th August from 7pm to 830pm Topics: Dermatology and Melanoma Surgery Please register via the Eventbrite link: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/dermatology-and-melanoma-surgery-a-discussion-with-our-specialists-registration-116189932215?aff=ebdssbeac >> DOWNLOAD PDF for full details

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.

Cancer in the News

Feature Articles

Breakthrough for melanoma patients with new drug that has already saved lives

Australian researchers have made a breakthrough in the fight against melanoma, trialling a new drug that has already saved lives.

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Australian researchers lead world in successful trial of new cancer treatment

In a breakthrough which could extend to the treatment of other cancers, a new immune checkpoint inhibitor has proven effective in helping save the lives of advanced melanoma patients.

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Posted in Melanoma News, Health Professionals, Of Interest

Analyzing tumor microenvironment at single cell level sheds light on metastatic melanoma outcomes

There are several new treatment options available for patients with advanced melanoma. While these therapies have greatly improved the prognosis for patients, each person can respond to the treatments differently.

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Improved Responses Sustained With Pembrolizumab in Treatment-Naïve Melanoma, But Not in Rechallenged Patients

Patients with stage III melanoma who progressed following placebo-based treatment in the first part of the phase 3 EORTC 1325/KEYNOTE-054 trial (NCT02362594) and crossed over to receive pembrolizumab…

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