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Teenage acne history linked to increased melanoma risk

Teenage acne history linked to increased melanoma risk

After adjustment for known risk factors, an increased relative risk exists for women with history of acne.

Adjuvant ipilimumab improves survival after high-risk lymph node and melanoma resection

Adjuvant ipilimumab significantly improves recurrence-free survival in patients with completely resected stage III melanoma at high risk of disease recurrence, but is also associated with a high rate of adverse events.

Immunotherapy drug combination is proven safe and effective in metastatic melanoma tumors

Researchers have ramped up immune response in the fight against metastatic melanoma, this time by combining the checkpoint inhibitor tremelimumab with an anti-CD40 monoclonal antibody drug.

Personalized melanoma vaccines marshal powerful immune response

Personalized melanoma vaccines can be used to galvanize a powerful immune response against unique mutations in patients' tumors, according to early data in a first-in-people clinical trial.

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.

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