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

Play Video New melanoma treatments added to PBS

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced that two additional melanoma drugs will be added to the PBS, saving sufferers hundreds of thousands of dollars in treatment.

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Posted in Melanoma News, Government, Publications

Dr. Liebman on the Use of Digital Surveillance in Melanoma

Tracey Liebman, MD, assistant professor, Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology, NYU Langone School of Medicine, NYU Langone Health, discusses the use of digital surveillance in melanoma.

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Posted in Melanoma News, Health Professionals, Video Reports

John Theurer Cancer Center Evaluating Personalized Cancer Vaccine in High-Risk Melanoma

An ongoing clinical trial will assess whether the adjuvant combination of the personalized cancer vaccine mRNA-4157 and pembrolizumab (Keytruda) improves recurrence-free survival (RFS) compared with pembrolizumab alone in patients with complete resection of cutaneous melanoma and a high-risk of recurrence.1

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Posted in Melanoma News, Health Professionals, Of Interest

Melanoma Institute Australia campaign shows the importance of putting one foot in front of the other.

Creative agency Daughter has created a film series, titled ‘Take Steps Forward’, in support of the Melanoma Institute Australia’s annual fundraising and awareness campaign ‘Melanoma March’.

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Posted in Melanoma News, Patients, Latest News