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In a systematic review, researchers explored the financial burden of treating grade 3 to 4 adverse events associated with melanoma and its treatment.
Recent research implicates patients' immune cells appear to stimulate radiation abscopal effects, raising the possibility that combining radiotherapy and immunotherapy could yield previously-untapped treatment synergies to improve tumor control.
The use of tanning beds and/or booths and their availability in gyms may increase the frequency of indoor tanning for physically active adults, a combination that further exacerbates their risk for melanoma.
Medical students participating in this study were randomly assigned to either a rule-based or application group.
Researchers examined interest in MC1R testing in the general population and assessed patterns across demographic and skin cancer risk factors.
Researchers assessed the effect intake levels of folate and other nutrients involved in one-carbon metabolism have on risk of melanoma.
Researchers sought to determine if melanoma risk was associated with oral contraceptive use or if OC users are more likely to have higher exposure to UV light.
Systemic review and meta-analysis evaluated the efficacy of nivolumab vs ipilimumab, in combination, as monotherapy, or vs other treatment options for the treatment of metastatic melanoma.
Approval was granted for the treatment of patients with unresectable or metastatic BRAF V600E or V600K mutation-positive melanoma.
Study data indicate that checkpoint inhibitors combined with radiation could improve survival for patients with melanoma-related brain metastases.
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