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Real-Time Monitoring of Melanoma Cell Invasion Helps Scientists Elucidate Key Regulators of Metastasis

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A team of Italian scientists reported this week that blocking the interaction between urokinase receptor (uPAR) and formyl peptide receptor type 1 (FPR1) suppresses the ability of melanoma cells to migrate, invade through an extracellular matrix, and to burrow through a layer of endothelial cells.

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Yackandandah Man Spreads Awareness Of Melanomas Not Caused By UV Rays

A melanoma unrelated to sun exposure began as a black smudge on the ball of Tim Roberts’ right foot.

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Arthritis Drug Could Help Treat Advanced Skin Cancer

Treatment for the most deadly form of skin cancer could be more effective if combined with a well-known drug for rheumatoid arthritis, new research has shown.

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EMA’s CHMP Recommends Yervoy for Patients 12 and Older with Advanced Melanoma

Yervoy (ipilimumab) has received a positive review by the European Medicines Agency (EMA)’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP), recommending its approval for the treatment of unresectable or metastatic melanoma in patients age 12 and older.

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