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Skin Cancer-Index

Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer worldwide. However, if detected early, it can be one of the easiest to cure. With this in mind, Derma.plus developed the following study to better understand the geographical and geopolitical factors which make skin cancer incidences more common, and sometimes deadly, in certain regions over others.

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ASCO 2013 – publications

These are the two pappers that came out of the ASCO 2013 conference in Chicago. To download them please follow the link. Safety and Tumour Responses with Lambrolizumab (Anti-PD-1) in Melanoma. Hamid et al. http://www.nejm.org/doi/pdf/10.1056/NEJMoa1305133   Nivolumab plus Ipilimuamab in Advanced Melanoma. Wolchok et al. http://www.nejm.org/doi/pdf/10.1056/NEJMoa1302369

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New Melbourne Melanoma Project Scientific Publication

Many melanoma patients have a mutation in a gene called BRAF in their tumours. These patients are then more sensitive to targeted therapies which have significantly improved patient outcome in recent years.   Clinical diagnostic methods that can accurately identify BRAF mutated patients and the types of mutations are critical to the clinical management of […]

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Short Course Medical Genetics and Genetic Pathology

Short Course in Medical Genetics and Genetic Pathology Saturday 15 – Tuesday 18 June 2013, Gold Coast Keeping costs down Scientists, pathologists and trainees (RCPA, HGSA and AACB) seeking practical updates on massively parallel sequencing (MPS) and genomic microarray may be interested in this year’s Short Course in Medical Genetics and Genetic Pathology. Please click […]

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