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Dermoscopic Evaluation of Seborrheic Keratosis Can Help Diagnose Melanoma

A new study has identified several characteristics that can help to detect seborrheic keratosis (SK)–like melanomas using dermoscopy, including the presence of the blue-black sign, pigment network, pseudopods or streaks, and/or a blue-white veil.

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Assessment of Melanoma Screening Practices Produces Data-Driven, Risk-Based Guidelines

More than 50 dermatologists assessed screening practices for melanoma in a perspective study published recently in Melanoma Management that aimed to address the fact that currently no national consensus exists on skin cancer screening in the United States.

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Array Biopharma Inc (NASDAQ:ARRY) Withdraws Binimetinib NDA (ARRY)

Array Biopharma Inc (NASDAQ:ARRY) has withdrawn the New Drug Application (NDA) it had filed for its skin cancer drug binimetinib.

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Mutational Load is Only One Piece of the Immunotherapy Puzzle

Source: Targeted Oncology, March 2017 As immunotherapies become a greater part of the treatment paradigm of various cancers, researchers are spending more time developing ways to determine which patients will respond better to immunotherapy. Mutational load is one such biomarker that appears to have an impact on response to immunotherapy, particularly for checkpoint inhibitors, with […]

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