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Tuning the Microbiome Improves Melanoma Immunotherapy Response

A probiotic regimen might be a good addition to patients that receive anti-programmed cell death protein 1 (anti-PD1) immunotherapy drugs, as investigators at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and other institutions have just released new data describing how bacteria that reside in the human digestive tract can influence how melanoma responds to […]

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Immunosuppression in multiple myeloma may not increase melanoma risk

Although immunosuppression associated with multiple myeloma may not predispose patients to melanoma, other immunosuppressed states may increase melanoma risk, according to recent findings.

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Novel Intervention May Improve Fear of Recurrence Among Cancer Survivors

ConquerFear, a theory-guided intervention, improves the fear of cancer recurrence among survivors in comparison with a control intervention, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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Almost one in four skin biopsies is melanocytic proliferation

(HealthDay)—About one-quarter of skin biopsies are diagnosed as melanocytic proliferation, according to a study published online Nov. 1 in JAMA Dermatology.

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