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Melanoma is a form of cancer that begins in melanocytes (cells that make the pigment melanin). It may begin in a mole (skin melanoma), but can also begin in other pigmented tissues, such as in the eye or in the intestines.
AMSBIO introduce range of cancer exosome samples

AMSBIO introduce range of cancer exosome samples

Could a blood test predict how cancer spreads in children?

Could a blood test predict how cancer spreads in children?

Blocking newly discovered cellular pathway could help control tumor growth

Blocking newly discovered cellular pathway could help control tumor growth

New survey examines public's opinions on sunscreen at businesses

New survey examines public's opinions on sunscreen at businesses

Pediatric dermatologist offers few tips to protect infants from the sun

Pediatric dermatologist offers few tips to protect infants from the sun

Researchers pinpoint sugar modification in cells that spurs spread of skin cancer

Researchers pinpoint sugar modification in cells that spurs spread of skin cancer

New cancer drug shows promise to treat leukemia in mouse models

New cancer drug shows promise to treat leukemia in mouse models

Researchers examine link between income level and cancer diagnosis

Researchers examine link between income level and cancer diagnosis

Scientists create 'immunoswitch' particles that slow cancer growth in test animals

Scientists create 'immunoswitch' particles that slow cancer growth in test animals

Greater gut bacteria diversity linked to longer progression-free survival in metastatic melanoma patients

Greater gut bacteria diversity linked to longer progression-free survival in metastatic melanoma patients

Novartis, Bristol-Myers Squibb collaborate to examine combination therapies for metastatic colorectal cancer

Novartis, Bristol-Myers Squibb collaborate to examine combination therapies for metastatic colorectal cancer

Psychological intervention reduces fear of recurrence in breast cancer survivors

Psychological intervention reduces fear of recurrence in breast cancer survivors

Online intervention can relieve distress, improve quality of life for cancer patients

Online intervention can relieve distress, improve quality of life for cancer patients

New targeted oral therapy results in durable responses across many kinds of cancer

New targeted oral therapy results in durable responses across many kinds of cancer

Researchers use chemical array to find malignant cells within melanoma tumor

Researchers use chemical array to find malignant cells within melanoma tumor

Safety tips to help decrease risk for developing skin cancer

Safety tips to help decrease risk for developing skin cancer

Scientists identify genetic risk factor for equine squamous cell carcinoma

Scientists identify genetic risk factor for equine squamous cell carcinoma

Increasing skin cancer rates call for annual total body examinations

Increasing skin cancer rates call for annual total body examinations

FDA grants accelerated approval to cancer treatment based on common biomarker

FDA grants accelerated approval to cancer treatment based on common biomarker

Melanoma could affect anyone regardless of skin color

Melanoma could affect anyone regardless of skin color