SLE linked to subsequent risk of malignant melanoma

PORTLAND, ORE. – A diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) significantly increases the risk of a subsequent diagnosis of malignant melanoma, according to the results of a large, first-in-kind, single-center longitudinal analysis of electronic medical records.

Treatment of Malignant Melanoma

Patients who have recurrent metastatic disease, stage 4 disease, the median life expectancy is now actually an unknown.

Preliminary Workup for Signs of Recurrent Melanoma

This is a 46-year-old woman who was diagnosed with a stage 3C melanoma now about a year ago, initially with a deep ulcerated primary tumor and multiple involved lymph nodes.

Treatment of Metastatic Melanoma Beyond Progression

For a patient who has BRAF-mutant melanoma, there really is no wrong initial answer in terms of what to try.

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2017 Melanoma Update – 31st May 2017

Our kind friends over at the Olivia Newton-John Wellness Cancer Wellness & Research Centre are hosting an event for melanoma patients. It will be held this coming Wednesday 31st May 2017 from 1:00pm to 3:30pm at their beautiful facility in Heidelberg, Melbourne.

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Revolutionary blood tests can determine if you have deadly melanoma skin cancer

A REVOLUTIONARY new way to diagnose melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, could be available within five years.

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Reflectance confocal microscopy distinguishes lip melanoma from benign melanotic macules

In vivo reflectance confocal microscopy can be used to distinguish between benign melanotic macules and lip melanoma, according to study results recently published in JAMA Dermatology.

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Treatment Options for BRAF-Mutant Metastatic Melanoma

For a patient with newly diagnosed BRAF-mutant metastatic melanoma, there are many options that are reasonable treatment considerations.

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