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VIDEO: Speaker offers updates on combinations, sequencing of immunotherapies for melanoma

NEW YORK — Michael A. Postow, MD, medical oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, addressed the use of immune checkpoint inhibitors at HemOnc Today Melanoma and Cutaneous Malignancies.

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VIDEO: Managing immune-related adverse events requires multidisciplinary approach

NEW YORK — Kathleen M. Madden, MSN, FNP, AOCNP, APHN, a nurse practitioner at the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center at the NYU Langone Medical Center, discussed best practices in identifying and managing immune-related adverse events at HemOnc Today Melanoma and Cutaneous Malignancies.

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Molecule identified that helps give resident T cells in the skin their anti-cancer punch

The molecule CD103 is key to the long-term residence of T cells in the skin and to their anti-tumor function, report a team of researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center In the April 14, 2017 Science Immunology.

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Could levels of ANGPT2 predict clinical outcomes for patients with advanced melanoma?

Investigators from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (Boston, MA, USA) have identified the serum-based protein angiopoietin-2 (ANGPT2) as a prognostic biomarker that could be utilized to predict clinical outcomes with patients with advanced melanoma and could identify those patients that might respond to immune checkpoint therapy.

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