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  • http://patient.info/health/skin-cancer-melanoma
  • Melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer.It affects young adults as well as older people.
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malignant_melanoma
  • Melanoma, also known as malignant melanoma, is a type of cancer that develops from the pigment-containing cells known as melanocytes.[1] Melanomas typically occur in the skin but may rarely occur in the mouth, intestines, or eye.[1][2] In women they most...
  • http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/health-professionals/professional-resou...
  • Melanoma is an important cancer in terms of individual person-years of life lost, since the incidence is over a broad age range, diagnosis frequently occurs in young adults, and at a time of intense family responsibility and financial commitment....
  • http://www.clevelandclinicmeded.com/medicalpubs/diseasemanagement...
  • Mortality is higher with melanoma: An estimated 8110 deaths resulted from melanoma in 2007.
  • http://www.dermnetnz.org/treatments/immunotherapy-melanoma.html
  • Immunotherapy for melanoma includes a number of different strategies with vaccines utilizing whole cell tumours, peptides, cytokine-mediated dendritic cells, and antibodies.
  • http://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/dermatologic-disorders/c...
  • Malignant melanoma arises from melanocytes in a pigmented area (eg, skin, mucous membranes, eyes, or CNS).
  • http://www.cancer.net/cancer-types/familial-malignant-melanoma
  • Familial malignant melanoma is a term usually referring to families in which two or more first-degree relatives, such as a parent, sibling, and/or child, have a type of skin cancer called melanoma.
  • http://www.oncolink.org/library/article.cfm?aid=4631&id=791&c=165
  • Cancer vaccines are receiving increasing attention as a potential treatment for this disease.
  • http://www.cancer.gov/research/progress/snapshots/melanoma
  • The incidence and mortality rates for invasive melanoma are highest in whites, who have a much higher risk of developing melanoma than African Americans.
  • http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2338254
  • Objective To examine the association between use of PDE5 inhibitors and melanoma risk, including data on specific PDE5 inhibitors, number of prescriptions, and melanoma stage.
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    News

    Transcriptional regulation of autophagy-lysosomal function in BRAF-driven melanoma progression and chemoresistance
    Nature - Sunday, April 14, 2019
    Cell-state dynamics and therapeutic resistance in melanoma from the perspective of MITF and IFN? pathways
    Nature - Sunday, April 14, 2019
    Is your melanoma hot enough for immunotherapy?
    Science Daily - Thursday, April 4, 2019
    Clinical genome sequencing uncovers potentially targetable truncations and fusions of MAP3K8 in spitzoid and other melanomas
    Nature - Thursday, April 4, 2019
    Reproductive factors, exogenous hormone use and incidence of melanoma among women in the United States
    Nature - Thursday, April 4, 2019
    Reversing Melanoma Resistance to Immunotherapy
    Medpage Today - Thursday, April 4, 2019
    AACR: Reversing Melanoma Resistance to Immunotherapy
    Medpage Today - Thursday, April 4, 2019
    Gut microbes can spur immune system to attack cancer An international study has identified gut bacteria that activate the immune system to slow melanoma growth in mice and highlights a key signaling pathway.
    Medical News Today - Thursday, April 4, 2019
    The Melanoma Letter
    Skin Cancer Foundation - Saturday, March 16, 2019
    Laser probe detects deadly melanoma in seconds A Ph.D. student has designed a cost-effective and easy-to-use device that can quickly detect cancerous skin cells. Catching cancer earlier can save lives. Melanoma / Skin Cancer
    Medical News Today - Saturday, March 16, 2019
    Synthesis and Cytotoxic Evaluation of Kojic Acid Derivatives with Inhibitory Activity on Melanogenesis in Human Melanoma Cells
    Ingentaconnect - Saturday, March 16, 2019
    A single dose of neoadjuvant PD-1 blockade predicts clinical outcomes in resectable melanoma
    Nature - Sunday, March 10, 2019
    Downregulation of RNF128 activates Wnt/?-catenin signaling to induce cellular EMT and stemness via CD44 and CTTN ubiquitination in melanoma
    Jho Online - Sunday, March 10, 2019
    Paclitaxel with or without trametinib or pazopanib in advanced wild-type BRAF melanoma (PACMEL): a multicentre, open-label, randomised, controlled phase II trial
    Doi - Sunday, March 10, 2019
    Seawater bacteria provides leads to fight melanoma
    Science Daily - Thursday, March 7, 2019
    Low-cost 'cancer probe' could spot deadly melanoma early
    Science Daily - Thursday, March 7, 2019
    First-in-human clinical study of novel technique to diagnose malignant melanoma via thermal conductivity measurements
    Nature - Thursday, March 7, 2019
    New compound could fight off aggressive melanoma
    Medical News Today - Thursday, March 7, 2019
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    Videos

    Skin Cancer Malignant Melanoma ; Dermatology Education ; Skin Cancer Malignant Melanoma Video
         
  • Melanoma is a common malignancy of melanocytes, most often arising in the skin.

  • Skin Cancer Malignant Melanoma
         
  • Late diagnosis of melanoma carries a poor prognosis.The most common early signs include an increase in size, change in color or shape of the lesion.

  • Melanoma Rates on the Rise
         
    http://www.dailyrxnews.com/ A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that melanoma rates have nearly doubled over the last 30 years. “The rate of people getting melanoma continues to increase every year compared ...

    Welcome to the Melanoma Clinic at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, 2 of 2
         
    Created for new patients, this video offers an overview of what to expect during their appointment, as well as providing a brief explanation of melanoma and its treatment.

    Saving Your Skin
         
    May is Melanoma Awareness month, and epidemiologists at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center are reminding New Mexicans to protect their skin as they head outdoors this spring. Melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer, accounting ...

    HOW TO DO A SKIN SELF-EXAM
         
    From the Melanoma International Foundation (www.melanomaintl.org) comes this video on how to find melanoma early when it is curable. Melanoma takes a life every hour, nearly 8,000 per year. There is no cure for advanced melanoma. The best defense is to K...

    FDA approves new melanoma drug that turns on the immune system to fight deadly cancers
         
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a new immunotherapy drug to treat advanced melanoma, signaling a paradigm shift in the way the deadly skin cancer is treated. The drug, Keytruda, was tested on more than 600 patients who had melanoma...

    Melanoma ; Dr. Tony Talebi discusses what is melanoma and treatment of stage 1-3 melanoma
         
    Dr. Tony Talebi discusses what is melanoma and treatment of stage 1-3 melanoma with Dr Weber. For further information visit http://www.HemOnc101.com. Dr. Talebi's practice, Miami Hematology and Oncology Associates is located at 151 NW 11th street, Sui...

    Melanoma Survivor Randy Stout Shares his Keytruda Experience
         
    On Sep 4, 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new immunotherapy drug to treat advanced melanoma, signaling a paradigm shift in the way the deadly skin cancer is treated. The drug, Keytruda, was tested on more than 600 patients who ha...

    Cancer doctor on Jimmy Carter's condition, treatment
         
    Former President Jimmy Carter is fighting cancer with grace. He revealed there is melanoma on his brain and went through radiation Thursday. His treatment includes pembrolizumab, a drug approved just last year. Dr. David Agus, who leads the Westside Cance...

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