Real-Time Monitoring of Melanoma Cell Invasion Helps Scientists Elucidate Key Regulators of Metastasis

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A team of Italian scientists reported this week that blocking the interaction between urokinase receptor (uPAR) and formyl peptide receptor type 1 (FPR1) suppresses the ability of melanoma cells to migrate, invade through an extracellular matrix, and to burrow through a layer of endothelial cells.

Yackandandah Man Spreads Awareness Of Melanomas Not Caused By UV Rays

A melanoma unrelated to sun exposure began as a black smudge on the ball of Tim Roberts’ right foot.

Arthritis Drug Could Help Treat Advanced Skin Cancer

Treatment for the most deadly form of skin cancer could be more effective if combined with a well-known drug for rheumatoid arthritis, new research has shown.

Arthritis Drug Could Help Treat Advanced Skin Cancer

Treatment for the most deadly form of skin cancer could be more effective if combined with a well-known drug for rheumatoid arthritis, new research has shown.

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FDA Greenlights Nivolumab as an Adjuvant Melanoma Therapy

Yesterday, nivolumab (Opdivo) was granted regular approval for the treatment of patients with melanoma whose disease spread to the lymph nodes or those with metastatic disease who have undergone resection, according to a press release.

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Could Hairdressers Help Detect Scalp Melanomas?

Use of a brief educational video increased hairdressers’ knowledge of melanoma detection and improved their self-confidence to detect skin lesions, according to a study published in JAMA Dermatology.

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Identified A Mechanism For Resistance In Melanoma

Although melanoma only accounts for less than 5% of skin cancers, it is nevertheless responsible for 80% of deaths from skin cancers.

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‘You Would Have Been Dead In A Year’: Why It’s Time To Get Your Skin Checked

If not for her mother-in-law’s insistence she see a doctor, Kate Stead may have not lived to share her story.

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Posted in Melanoma In The News, Patient Information

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