Melanoma News & Features
Melanoma in some adolescent and adult patients involve many of the same genetic mutations and would likely respond to the same treatment.
Melanoma screening strategies may be more feasible by focusing on high-risk populations.
A drug used to treat Lou Gehrig's disease has also been found to improve the effectiveness of radiation therapy when administered to laboratory models with melanoma that metastasized to the brain.
Researchers have uncovered how melanoma becomes resistant to a promising new drug combination utilizing BRAF+MEK inhibitors after an initial period of tumor shrinkage.
A recent, groundbreaking new study found that children of melanoma survivors are not adhering to sun protection recommendations.
- Study may support active surveillance for favorable intermediate-risk prostate cancer
- New mechanism of acquired resistance to breast cancer drugs discovered
- Two major studies strengthen case for prostate cancer drug before chemotherapy
- New opportunity to treat drug-resistant leukemia discovered
- Finding a qualified acupuncture practitioner
- Missing 30 minutes of sleep on weekdays linked to obesity, insulin resistance
- Intimate relationships as important to cancer care as medical interventions
- Lycopene may decrease risk of renal cell carcinoma in postmenopausal women
- Inherited gene variations tied to treatment-related hearing loss in cancer patients
- Improvements in cancer survival better for younger patients
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