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Latest AJCC Edition Staging System May Not Be As Effective in Differentiating Survival in Melanoma

An external validation of the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) 8th edition staging system found that the latest edition maintained a similar prognostic accuracy as its predecessor

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BMS’ Opdivo cuts risk of melanoma recurrence

Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Opdivo, which is being investigated as adjuvant treatment after surgery for stage IIIb/c or IV melanoma patients at high risk of recurrence, may significantly cut the risk of patients’ cancer returning at 24 months versus Yervoy.

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Nivolumab More Effective Than Ipilimumab in Resected High-Risk Melanoma

Extended follow-up from the CheckMate 238 trial confirmed the superior efficacy of nivolumab compared with ipilimumab in patients with stage III and IV resected melanoma.

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T-cell redirection therapy shows durable response for metastatic uveal melanoma

Immunocore Limited presented data from the IMCgp100-102 trial at the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting that showed a durable response and strong overall survival rate in patients with metastatic uveal melanoma.

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