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

FDA ‘Fast Tracks’ Toripalimab in Frontline Mucosal Melanoma

The FDA granted a Fast Track designation (FTD) to the humanized PD-1 monoclonal antibody toripalimab for the first-line treatment of patients with mucosal melanoma, announced Junshi Biosciences, in a press release.1

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Posted in Melanoma News, Regulatory, Publications, Scientific Publications

Oncotarget: Improved therapeutic efficacy of unmodified anti-tumor antibodies

The cover for issue 2 of Oncotarget features Figure 4, “Combination therapy TA99/ICB reduced the lung tumor burden in the B16 model of metastases,” published in “Improved therapeutic efficacy of unmodified anti-tumor antibodies….

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Posted in Melanoma News, Health Professionals, Of Interest, Publications, Scientific Publications

OAM recipient dedicates honour to those lost to skin cancer

Melanoma Man’ Jay Allen has been recognised for his commitment to skin cancer awareness, today awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia.

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Posted in Melanoma News, Health Professionals, Patients, Latest News, Of Interest, Publications, Scientific Publications

Study Identifies Shift in Incidence of Second Primary Cancers in Patients with Metastatic Melanoma

A study published in JAMA Network Open observed a shift in the incidence of second primary cancers after metastatic melanoma that specifically changed during the age of immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) and most commonly manifesting as cancers of the small intestine and myeloma.

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