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Similar Skin Cancer Incidence Seen With Teledermatology

MONDAY, June 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The incidence of skin cancer is similar for patients evaluated by store-and-forward (SAF) teledermatology or face-to-face (F2F) consultation, according to a study published online June 20 in the International Journal of Dermatology.

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Role of Gut Microbiome in Metastatic Melanoma Patients on Immunotherapy

As part of our coverage of the 2017 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, held June 2–6 in Chicago, we are joined by Jennifer Wargo, MD, an associate professor in the department of surgical oncology and genomic medicine at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

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Understanding early melanoma metastasis and developing new targets for treatment

Early detection is particularly important in cutaneous melanoma, the most aggressive type of skin cancer: with a thickness of little more than one millimetre, the tumour may begin to spread, sending its cells to colonise other organs.

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Transgenic Mouse Illuminates Melanoma Metastasis

Metastasizing cancer cells travel through the lymphatic vasculature, but it’s not clear what role the formation of lymph vessels, called lymphangiogenesis, plays in cancer progression.

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