Pembrolizumab Plus Reduced-dose Ipilimumab Safe in Advanced Melanoma

Patients with advanced melanoma may have good outcomes when treated with standard-dose pembrolizumab with 4 doses of reduced-dose ipilimumab, according to a study published in The Lancet Oncology.

Medicare, insurance beneficiaries have improved access to uveal melanoma test

Three important access milestones for DecisionDx-UM have been reached, Castle Biosciences announced in a press release.

Personalized Cancer Vaccines Demonstrate Potential in Melanoma Studies

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A pair of new studies is pointing to the potential of personalized anti-cancer vaccine strategies in individuals with advanced melanoma.

Link between Parkinson’s and melanoma runs both ways

A study published this week in Mayo Clinic Proceedings confirms that Parkinson’s disease can, perhaps surprisingly, increase the risk of melanoma.

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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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Posted in Melanoma In The News, Clinical Trials

Neural network model judges images to predict melanoma with high degree of accuracy

It’s a mark on your skin you’ve never noticed before. It’s a spot with irregular borders, or a mole that seems to be changing. Maybe it’s a wound that does not heal.

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Posted in Melanoma In The News, Other Melanoma Research

Science with Chris Smith: Melanoma

Almost 14,000 people have been diagnosed with Melanoma this year — and out of those, almost two thousand have died.

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Posted in Melanoma In The News, Patient Information

Melanoma Neoantigen Vaccine Shows Strong Antitumor Response

While possibly not the most pleasant topic to discuss while on holiday, cancer and especially melanoma are becoming omnipresent topics among worshipers of the sun and shade alike.

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Posted in Melanoma In The News, Clinical Trials

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