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Slip, slop, slap: Why are we are not getting the message?

LAUNCHED in 1981, the Slip, Slop, Slap campaign for sun protection quickly became a mantra firmly entrenched in the minds of most Australians.

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Posted in Melanoma In The News, Information, Patient Information

Towards a 21st Century Vision: Consumers as makers and shapers in healthcare

Australia’s healthcare system needs to be more transparent and accessible to put consumers at the centre of health decision making, according to a new report.

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Neoadjuvant Nivolumab/Ipilimumab Combo Effective but Toxic for Melanoma

Neoadjuvant treatment with the combination of nivolumab (Opdivo) and ipilimumab (Yervoy) demonstrated almost a tripling in objective response rate (ORR) compared with the PD-1 inhibitor alone but at the cost of significant added grade 3 adverse events (AEs) for patients with high-risk resectable melanoma, according to a small study presented at the 2017 SITC Annual […]

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Light-activated viral nanoparticle for treatment of choroidal melanoma meets early study endpoints

NEW ORLEANS — Choroidal melanoma has a high unmet medical need, according to Carol L. Shields, MD, and results of an early-stage study of a light-activated viral nanoparticle lend encouragement that a therapy may be developed to meet that need.

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