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Melanoma skin cancer guidelines for NHS updated - BBC News

New guidelines for diagnosing and treating melanoma skin cancers have been issued to the NHS in England.  
bbc.co.uk
almost 5 years ago
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Adjuvant Treatment, Peptide Vaccine Do Not Improve Melanoma Survival

Adjuvant treatment with granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF) and peptide vaccine does not improve survival in patients with high-risk melanoma, researchers report.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Dupuytren's Contractures Associated With Vemurafenib

Was treatment with the BRAF inhibitor vemurafenib responsible for the development of Dupuytren's contracture in this patient with metastatic melanoma?  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Incorporating Patient-Centered Management in Metastatic Melanoma CME

: Dr Geoff Gibney provides 2 cases to examine some of the decision-making surrounding treating patients with metastatic melanoma.  
medscape.org
almost 5 years ago
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A Patient With BRAF-Positive Metastatic Melanoma CME

This activity is intended for oncologists, dermatologists, and other healthcare professionals who treat patients with melanoma.  
medscape.org
almost 5 years ago
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A Patient Experiencing Immune-Related Adverse Events CME

This activity is intended for oncologists, dermatologists, and other healthcare professionals who treat patients with melanoma.  
medscape.org
almost 5 years ago
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A Patient With BRAF Wild-Type Metastatic Melanoma CME

This activity is intended for oncologists, dermatologists, and other healthcare professionals who treat patients with melanoma.  
medscape.org
almost 5 years ago
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EU Panel Likes Multiple Myeloma, Leukemia, Melanoma Drugs

A recommendation from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use usually results in eventual marketing approval.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Immunotherapy Combo for Melanoma Approved by FDA

This is the first FDA approval of an immunotherapy combination for a cancer.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Cotellic Combination Therapy Effective in Melanoma

Final survival data from the Phase III coBRIM clinical trial showed the drug cobimetinib (Cotellic) used in combination with vemurafenib (Zelboraf) helped patients with previously untreated BRAF V600 mutation-positive advanced melanoma live significantly longer compared to Zelboraf alone.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Nivolumab: Immunotherapy in Malignant Melanoma

Melanoma rates have been steadily increasing since the 1970s, but cytotoxic chemotherapy generally prolongs survival.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Apple ResearchKit Data to Be Used in Three Clinical Studies

Academic medical centers will use iPhone apps to study autism, epilepsy, and melanoma; might later build marketable apps and apply for FDA clearance.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Arm mole count 'predicts skin cancer risk' - BBC News

Having more than 11 moles on one arm could be an indication of a higher risk of skin cancer or melanoma, research suggests.  
bbc.co.uk
over 4 years ago
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Simple Melanoma Risk Test: Count the Moles on an Arm

The total number of nevi on the body, which is a predictor of melanoma risk, can be estimated simply by counting the number of moles on an arm, say UK and Italian scientists.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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EU Likes Melanoma Therapy Injected Directly Into Lesions

The product, talimogene laherparepvec, has also recently been recommended for approval in the United States.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Antioxidants May Promote Metastasis in Melanoma

An experimental study suggests that oxidative stress limits distant metastasis in melanoma, but administering antioxidants helps the cancer cells to survive and spread.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Systemic Options for Treating Brain Metastases

The therapeutic challenge of brain metastases in lung cancer, breast cancer, and melanoma is being met by a growing number of systemic therapies, as highlighted in an integrated session of ECC 2015.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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FDA Approves Imlygic, First Oncolytic Viral Therapy in the US

The FDA has given the green light to talimogene laherparepvec for the treatment of advanced melanoma, making it the first oncolytic viral therapy to be approved for sale in the United States.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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FDA Approves Ipilimumab (Yervoy) for Use in Stage III Melanoma

Ipilimumab is now approved for use as an adjuvant therapy for patients with resectable melanoma that has spread to the lymph nodes, the agency announced today.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Sentinel lymph node biopsy in melanoma

There are two diametrically opposed positions on the role of sentinel lymph node biopsy in the management of patients with melanoma. Either sentinel node biopsy affords patients with the best prognostic information and biopsy followed by complete lymph node dissection provides a survival advantage for patients with intermediate thickness melanomas, or the procedures are expensive and invasive, add little or no prognostic information, and have no survival advantage. The lack of consensus is reflected in the ambiguity of guidelines internationally.1 2 3 4 5  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago