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Surgery may be best for advanced melanoma

(HealthDay)—Surgery to remove melanoma—the deadliest form of skin cancer—can extend the lives of patients whose disease has spread to the abdomen area, new research suggests.

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New study reveals how some chickens got striped feathers

Birds show an amazing diversity in plumage colour and patterning. But what are the genetic mechanisms creating such patterns?

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Experimental immunotherapy shows promise in treating metastatic uveal melanoma

Uveal melanoma is a rare cancer that develops in the cells that produce the pigment melanin in the middle layer of the eye, the uvea.

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Matching tumor size to strength of immune response allows melanoma drug tailoring

Despite the success of immunotherapies based on blocking the programmed cell death 1 (PD-1) receptor protein in metastatic melanoma patients, more than half do not experience a lasting benefit by seeing their tumors shrink.

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