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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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Link between Viagra and melanoma is weak, meta-analysis shows

A meta-analysis reveals a significant association between the use of Viagra and low-stage melanoma but the criteria for causation were not met.

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Melanoma: New, more effective drug steps closer

Researchers have developed a new compound that may soon be developed into an effective treatment for melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer.

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FDA expands indication of Yervoy to include pediatric patients with melanoma

The FDA expanded the indication of ipilimumab to include the treatment of unresectable or metastatic melanoma in patients aged 12 years or older, according to the drug’s manufacturer.

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