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Parkinson disease appears linked to melanoma

Source: Healio, July 2017 Patients with Parkinson disease or melanoma each had increased risk for the other disease, according to results of a retrospective cohort study. These results suggest a prevalent association between the two diseases, according to the researchers. “If we can pinpoint the cause of the association between Parkinson disease and melanoma, we […]

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Nivolumab extends survival in resected, high-risk melanoma

Nivolumab prolonged RFS compared with ipilimumab among patients with advanced melanoma who had undergone resection, according to an interim analysis of a randomized phase 3 trial.

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Nivolumab Does Not Prolong Overall Survival in Advanced Melanoma

Nivolumab, a monoclonal antibody targeting PD-1, does not improve overall survival (OS) among patients with advanced melanoma whose disease progresses after receiving ipilimumab, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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Research Partnership Launches with Breakthrough Bench-to-Bedside Uveal Melanoma Study

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine are working together in a unique partnership to find innovative therapies for patients with the deadly eye cancer uveal melanoma.

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