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Combination treatments show promise for metastatic melanoma

Combination treatments show promise for metastatic melanoma

Nivolumab and dabrafenib plus trametinib up survival in melanoma without, with BRAF, respectively.

TNF-alpha inhibitors associated with uveal melanoma

TNF-alpha inhibitors associated with uveal melanoma

There may be a correlation between tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha inhibitors and the development of uveal melanoma.

Combination treatment for metastatic melanoma results in longer overall survival

Treatment with a combination of the drugs sargramostim plus ipilimumab, rather than ipilimumab alone, yielded longer overall survival and lower toxicity for patients with metastatic melanoma.

Combination therapy for advanced melanoma found to increase survival

Combination therapy for advanced melanoma found to increase survival

Pairing ipilimumab with sargramostim gives patients about five extra months survival time for patients with advanced melanoma, researchers report.

Gigapixel camera provides resolution and whole-body imaging for taking a "skin cancer selfie"

A gigapixel camera that takes high-resolution snapshots of the entire body could prove to be a new tool for whole-body skin cancer screening.

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