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Sean Parker’s cancer institute may have found a blood test to see if patients will respond to treatment

Scientists in collaboration with tech billionaire Sean Parker’s Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy may have found a way to predict whether melanoma patients will respond to treatments that target the PD-1 (programmed cell death protein) pathway in tumors through a simple blood test, according to a paper in the scientific journal Nature.

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Sydney Agencies Join Forces To Champion Sun Protection To Beach-goers For Cancer Institute NSW

Sydney agencies Soap Creative, Magnum & Co., Ensemble and Society Social have teamed up to create an integrated, content-led campaign for the Cancer Institute NSW to increase awareness of the shocking number of preventable deaths from melanoma and the importance of sun protection.

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Melanoma Awareness Marches Into Coast

They’ve been forced to contend with torrential rain and scorching heat but one dedicated group says it’s a small price to pay to raise awareness of a deadly disease.

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Melanoma marathon to raise money against deadly disease

A FORMER truck driver, who has battled melanoma and won, is taking on perhaps his biggest challenge yet in a bid to save others from the deadly disease.

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