Archive | Information

USPSTF endorses behavioral counseling to prevent skin cancer

Clinicians should counsel children, their parents and young adults on the use of sun protective behaviors for the prevention of skin cancer, according to a final recommendation statement from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

Read the full story

Posted in Melanoma In The News, Information, Latest News

Targeting telomeres to overcome therapy resistance in advanced melanoma

A study conducted at The Wistar Institute in collaboration with The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center has demonstrated the efficacy of targeting aberrantly active telomerase to treat therapy-resistant melanoma.

Read the full story

Posted in Melanoma In The News, Information

Targeted Immunotherapy Treatment Shows Promise for Treating Advanced Stage Liver Tumors

Source: DDDMag, April 2018 Advanced stage liver tumors may be safely treated through image-guided injections of an immunotherapy approved for melanoma, according to a study presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology’s Annual Scientific Meeting. Researchers found that talimogene laherparepvec (T-VEC)–a genetically modified version of the herpes virus–can be safely administered into active cancer in […]

Read the full story

Posted in Melanoma In The News, Information

Adjuvant Immunotherapy in Advanced Melanoma

First, can you say what is meant by adjuvant therapy for melanoma and describe current FDA-approved immunotherapies available for patients with surgically resected stage III melanoma?

Read the full story

Posted in Melanoma In The News, Information

Melanoma Google Alerts

Melanoma Google Alerts is a summary of daily articles found in print and on the internet. The articles do not necessarily represent the views of Melbourne Melanoma Project

News Archives

News Categories