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Melanoma, Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer Associated With Reduced Risk for Alzheimer’s

There is a significantly decreased risk for a diagnosis of Alzheimer disease (AD) in patients with malignant melanoma (MM), as well as in those with nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC), according to the results of a study conducted in a large, single-center, Midwestern US patient population and published in the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology.

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AACR 2018: A patient-researcher collaboration targeting ROS1 cancer

Cancer patients have often organized support and informational groups around their disease types.

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Skin cancer caught earlier by spouses, diagnosed more accurately by dermatologists

Two studies published in JAMA Dermatology report on the detection of early skin cancers in married couples, and the accuracy of diagnosis by dermatologists compared to physician assistants (PAs).

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Pre-Surgical Immunotherapy Identifies Potential Benefit, Risk of Recurrence in Melanoma

For patients with melanoma, administration of a PD-1 checkpoint blockade therapy in the neoadjuvant setting – meaning it was given before the main treatment – could result in improved outcomes, according to study results presented at the 2018 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting.

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