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Could Hairdressers Help Detect Scalp Melanomas?

Use of a brief educational video increased hairdressers’ knowledge of melanoma detection and improved their self-confidence to detect skin lesions, according to a study published in JAMA Dermatology.

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Identified A Mechanism For Resistance In Melanoma

Although melanoma only accounts for less than 5% of skin cancers, it is nevertheless responsible for 80% of deaths from skin cancers.

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$30m Venture Round For Laser-activated Melanoma Therapy

Aura Biosciences, a Massachusetts company developing a laser-activated drug treatment for a dangerous form of eye cancer, has raised $30 million in a series C round of venture financing.

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Identifying Safe Windows For Melanoma Surgery Improves Survival

Expediting treatment in patients with stage 1 melanoma is associated with improved outcomes, however physicians must work toward finding a safe window to treat these patients following diagnosis, according to study results published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

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