Melanoma Institute of Australia’s Melanoma March returns

An Australian not-for-profit organisation is calling on Tasmanians to join its campaign to raise awareness and funds to combat one of the country’s biggest killers.

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

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

Nivolumab Plus Relatlimab Demonstrates Sustained PFS Benefit in Advanced Melanoma

Fixed-dose nivolumab plus relatlimab-rmbw (Opdualag) elicited continued progression-free survival (PFS) benefit vs nivolumab (Opdivo) alone in patients with treatment-naïve, unresectable or metastatic melanoma, according to updated results from the phase 2/3 RELATIVITY-047 trial (NCT03470922) that were presented at the 2022 ASCO Annual Meeting.

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Posted in Melanoma News, Health Professionals, Of Interest

Iovance Biotherapeutics Releases Positive Clinical Data for Lifileucel in Advanced Melanoma

Analysis included a 29% objective response rate in cohort 4 of the C-144-01 study, the company says.

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Posted in Melanoma News, Health Professionals, Clinical Trials

New research confirms some melanomas may be harmless – but which ones?

Examine, a weekly newsletter covering the latest developments in science, is sent every Tuesday. Below is an excerpt – sign up to get the whole newsletter in your inbox.

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Posted in Melanoma News, Patients, Latest News

Veterans at Higher Risk of Deadly Skin Cancers

TUESDAY, June 7, 2022 (HealthDay News) — U.S. veterans are at higher risk for melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, than most Americans, and new research finds they are also more likely to have advanced-stage disease when it’s detected.

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Posted in Melanoma News, Patients, Latest News