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Circulating tumor cells associated with relapse in late-stage melanoma patients

A study revealing a connection between circulating tumor cells (CTCs) and relapse in stage IV melanoma patients points to liquid biopsy as a potential predictor of patients at high risk for disease progression.

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Cancer immunotherapy uses melanin against melanoma

Researchers have developed a melanin-enhanced cancer immunotherapy technique that can also serve as a vaccine, based on early experiments done in a mouse model.

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Scientists Unravel Novel Mechanism by Which Tumours Evade Cancer Immunotherapies

New York, NY (Scicasts) – A Ludwig Cancer Research study led by Benoit Van den Eynde, Director of Ludwig Brussels, has identified a novel mechanism by which tumours of the aggressive skin cancer melanoma can resist cancer immunotherapy.

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Stemlike cells at tumor perimeter promote new blood vessels to feed tumor growth

Cancerous tumors need nutrients to grow, so they secrete factors promoting new blood-vessel formation to feed themselves.

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