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Vitamin B may help prevent melanoma

Vitamin B3 therapy may help prevent melanoma in those at greatest risk of developing the deadly skin cancer.

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Immune-Cell Numbers Determine Combination Immunotherapy Response in Melanoma Patients

Source: AJMC, July 2017 The Journal of Clinical Investigation Insight recently published a study that analyzed 112 different melanoma tumors in attempt to correlate partially exhausted cytotoxic lymphocytes (peCTLs) and regulatory T lymphocyte (Treg) levels with response to combination immunotherapy. The patients were treated with anti-programmed death 1 (PD-1) monotherapy or combination therapy and their […]

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Melanoma tattoos: a simple technique helping doctors develop empathy with patients

Competency is not the only thing you want from your doctor. Compassion and empathy are also requirements of the job. But with increasing demands and pressures in healthcare, it may not always be the case that you receive it.

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Compound shows promise in treating melanoma

While past attempts to treat melanoma failed to meet expectations, an international team of researchers are hopeful that a compound they tested on both mice and on human cells in a petri dish takes a positive step toward creating a drug that can kill melanoma cancer cells without harming nearby healthy cells.

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