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

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

Age-related changes in skin structure & lymphatic system promote melanoma metastasis

Changes in the structure of the skin and the lymphatic system that occur with the natural aging process create permissive conditions for melanoma metastasis…


Posted in Melanoma News, Health Professionals, Of Interest

Neoadjuvant combination checkpoint blockade trial yields high response rates for patients with high-risk stage three melanoma

Combination checkpoint blockade before surgery (neoadjuvant therapy) produced a high response rate among patients with high-risk stage 3 melanoma…


Posted in Melanoma News, Health Professionals, Clinical Trials

Immunotherapy effective against hereditary melanoma

Individuals with an inherited form of skin cancer often have a poor prognosis.


Posted in Melanoma News, Health Professionals, Of Interest

Melanoma Journal Articles for September 2018

Experimental Cell Research Melanoma-released exosomes directly activate the mitochondrial apoptotic pathway of CD4+ T cells through their microRNA cargo JiZhoua1YiYanga1WenWenWangaYuanZhangbZhengRongChencChuangLiHaocJinPingZhanga Available online 25 August 2018 Dove Press E2F3 promotes cancer growth and is overexpressed through copy number variation in human melanoma Authors Feng Z, Peng C, Li D, Zhang D, Li X, Cui F, Chen Y, He […]


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