Tagged: melanoma

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Highlands Oncology Group To Offer New Clinical Trial For Some Melanoma Patients

Dr. J. Thaddeus Beck, of Highlands Oncology Group (HOG), will be conducting a clinical trial testing treatments for patients with melanoma carrying the NRAS mutation

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AIM Applauds Texas Governor for Signing Bill That Protects Minors from Indoor Tanning

Texas becomes fifth state to enact an under-18 tanning ban

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Texas Rangers' Pitcher Michael Kirkman Diagnosed with Recurrence of Skin Cancer

Return reflects challenges in treatment of solid tumor cancers and the need for better therapeutic delivery.

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Sandoval Signs Bill Protecting Minors from Tanning Beds

Nevada becomes fourth state to enact an under-18 tanning ban

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AIM at Melanoma Launches Fullerton Walk

The inaugural AIM for the CURE Melanoma Walk in Fullerton will raise funds to support research for the CURE of melanoma on May 12

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Four Myths About Melanoma

Accurate knowledge is key for prevention, detection and also treatment.

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For Metastatic Melanoma Patients, New Approach to Treatment May Be On Horizon

San Diego-based OncoSec Medical Inc. among those who are looking at novel approaches.

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Melanoma Rates Rising in Those 18 to 39, Mayo Clinic Reports

Melanoma, like many other modern diseases, had previously been considered an age related condition.

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MelApp IPhone App by Health Discovery Corporation Continues Global Success

Health Discovery Corporation, developers of MelApp, reports great adoption among consumers with nearly 5,000 downloads across 48 countries in just its first 2 months. Pleased with the interest, the company will launch MelApp for Android in October.

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IMER Announces Live Advanced Melanoma Webcast During a 1-Day CME-Certified Conference for Community

Jeffrey S. Weber, MD, PhD, of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center leads a 1-day conference to provide clinicians with an update on the science of melanoma, pertinent clinical trial information, investigational agents, and their unusual adverse effects.

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Christos Prevezas Software Releases New Dermatology Software Application For Body Mole Mapping

Christos Prevezas Software released a new dermatology software application that enables dermatologists
to make a body mole mapping of their patients , monitor their skin lesions and assist in the diagnosis of melanoma and other types of cancer.

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FDA Approves Major Breakthrough in the Treatment of Skin Cancer

Today marks a major advance in the fight against skin cancer, as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new immune-based therapy for the treatment of melanoma, the leading cause of death from skin cancer.

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Free CE Accredited Oncology Nursing Melanoma Symposium Broadcasted Live From the ONS 36th Annual Congress in Boston, MA

IMER, an oncology continuing education company, will offer a free live webcast on advanced melanoma. This unique event is part of the 6 symposia series IMER will offer during the ONS 36th Annual Congress in Boston.

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Immunotherapy Breakthrough for Cancer Patient Treatment

Immunotherapy made a giant leap forward this weekend with the release of clinical trial results of BMS's ipilimumab. The results indicate that ipilimumab significantly improved the survival of patients with late stage melanoma.

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Golfers at Greater Risk for Skin Cancer

With May being Skin Cancer Awareness Month, it is good time for golfers to learn how to protect themselves in the sun and to schedule an exam to see what sun damage they may have incurred.