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A Protein Could Predict the Response to Immunotherapy in Metastatic Melanoma

The Bim protein might predict which patients could be successfully treated with immunotherapy for metastatic melanoma.

ATS: Aggressive Melanoma Linked to Untreated Sleep Apnea

ATS: Aggressive Melanoma Linked to Untreated Sleep Apnea

New study highlights the importance of diagnosing and treating obstructive sleep apnea because of possible cancer connection.

Developments in Intralesional Therapy for Metastatic Melanoma

Developments in Intralesional Therapy for Metastatic Melanoma

[Cancer Control] This research explores the efficacy of intralesional therapy as a treatment option for patients with unresectable, locally advanced, or metastatic melanoma.

Pembrolizumab Achieves Response and Increased Survival in Melanoma

Pembrolizumab Achieves Response and Increased Survival in Melanoma

Overall objective responses occurred in one-third of patients with melanoma who were treated with pembrolizumab in a phase 1b clinical trial.

SPF30 Sunscreens Delay Melanoma in Preclinical Model

SPF30 Sunscreens Delay Melanoma in Preclinical Model

Melanoma onset was delayed by applying sun protection factor 30 (SPF30) sunscreen prior to exposure to ultraviolet-B light in a mouse model of the disease.

Study Pools Data to Evaluate Melanoma Outcomes After Pembrolizumab

Study Pools Data to Evaluate Melanoma Outcomes After Pembrolizumab

Among patients with advanced melanoma, the human PD-1-blocking antibody pembrolizumab was associated with an overall objective response rate of 33%, 12-month progression-free survival rate of 35%, and median overall survival of 23 months.

Melanoma Tumor Cells Respond Differently to Therapy in Elderly Patients Than in Younger Patients

Melanoma Tumor Cells Respond Differently to Therapy in Elderly Patients Than in Younger Patients

Therapy for the elderly with melanoma may be affected by findings that aged tumor cells in melanoma behave differently than younger tumor cells.

Sun Exposure Beneficial Despite the Risk of Melanoma

Sun Exposure Beneficial Despite the Risk of Melanoma

Though sunbathers are at an increased risk of developing skin cancer, women who sunbathe are likely to live longer than those who avoid the sun.

Microneedle Patch Delivers Localized Immunotherapy for Melanoma

Microneedles embedded in a patch deliver cancer immunotherapy treatment directly to the site of melanoma, according to preliminary findings in animal studies.

MC1R Variants May Increase Melanoma Risk, Even Without Sun Exposure

MC1R Variants May Increase Melanoma Risk, Even Without Sun Exposure

Variant of gene linked to skin pigmentation may be tied to higher melanoma risk.

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