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Coffee may reduce risk of breast cancer recurrence

Coffee may reduce risk of breast cancer recurrence

Coffee inhibits the growth of tumors and reduces the risk of recurrence in women with breast cancer treated with tamoxifen.

Phase II trial shows drug combination promising in advanced melanoma

Phase II trial shows drug combination promising in advanced melanoma

Ipilimumab and nivolumab produced better treatment response in patients with advanced melanoma who had received no prior treatment.

Macrophages may play critical role in melanoma resistance to BRAF inhibitors

Investigators have discovered one way in which melanoma becomes resistant to a particular form of targeted therapy, a discovery that may lead to a new melanoma target or prompt new designs for treatment.

Triple combination of two targeted therapies + immunotherapy is more effective in advanced melanoma

A new triple combination therapy has shown signs that it can more effectively control advanced melanoma that previous, dual-therapy combinations.

Survival rates are lower for patients with high-risk melanoma with mutations

Survival rates are lower for patients with high-risk melanoma with mutations

No statistical difference was seen in 5-year survival for melanoma patients with NRAS or BRAF mutations.

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