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New AJCC guidance brings melanoma staging changes

WAILEA, HAWAII – The Eighth Edition of the American Joint Committee on Cancer Staging Manual includes significant changes in how melanoma is classified.

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Combination Strategies in Melanoma Management: What’s New and What’s

Melanoma is the sixth most common cancer in the United States and the deadliest form of skin cancer. Although it is often curable if caught early, treatment options are limited for patients with advanced disease.

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IFN Induction No Better Than Observation for Intermediate-risk Melanoma

Induction therapy with intravenous interferon-α-2b was no better than observation alone with respect to relapse-free survival and overall survival for the management of patients with intermediate-risk melanoma, a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology has shown.

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AI rivals dermatologists at spotting early signs of skin cancer

Deep learning is taking on dermatology. An algorithm trained in image recognition has matched dermatologists in its ability to identify certain types of skin cancer based on photographs of skin lesions.

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