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Researchers map paths to cancer drug resistance

The researchers have mapped the steps used by cells of melanoma, breast cancer, and the blood cancer myelofibrosis to become resistant to drugs, allowing for better success in blocking these pathways and further enabling therapies.

Teenage acne may increase risk of melanoma

Teenage acne may increase risk of melanoma

An association between teenage acne and melanoma.

Many melanoma survivors not protecting their children from sun exposure

Many melanoma survivors not protecting their children from sun exposure

Children whose parents are survivors of melanoma are not receiving the best sun protection.

Opdivo for advanced melanoma approved by FDA

Opdivo for advanced melanoma approved by FDA

Medication helps harness immune system to attack melanoma.

Opdivo granted accelerated approval for melanoma

Opdivo granted accelerated approval for melanoma

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted accelerated approval for Opdivo (nivolumab; Bristol-Myers Squibb) for the treatment of patients with unresectable or metastatic melanoma who are unresponsive to other drugs.

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