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Targeted Checkpoint Blocking Therapies Not Yet an Effective Melanoma Treatment, Cancer Expert Says

In a talk at the recent HemOnc Today’s Melanoma and Cutaneous Malignancies meeting, Christian Blank, group leader of the division of immunology at Netherlands Cancer Institute, presented his views of checkpoint blocking therapies. He concluded that targeted therapy is not enough to fight melanoma.

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VIDEO: Targeted therapy ‘not enough’ for long-term melanoma treatment

Christian Blank, MD, PhD, staff member in medical oncology and group leader of the division of immunology at Netherlands Cancer Institute, reviewed new checkpoint targets during a presentation at HemOnc Today Melanoma and Cutaneous Malignancies.

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VIDEO: Rational strategy necessary for clinical follow-up in melanoma

NEW YORK — Merrick I. Ross, MD, professor in the department of surgery at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, offered recommendations for clinical follow-up of patients with melanoma during a presentation at HemOnc Today Melanoma and Cutaneous Malignancies.

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Moving toward personalized medicine for melanoma

Dermatologists have long known that the majority of melanomas arising from the skin are associated with exposure to ultraviolet light, but a presentation at the summer meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology (August 2015, New York) allowed clinicians to deepen their knowledge, and provided a framework on the current understanding of the disease.

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