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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.
Machine learning helps researchers uncover cellular control networks

Machine learning helps researchers uncover cellular control networks

Study reveals link between tanning dependence and other addictive behaviors

Study reveals link between tanning dependence and other addictive behaviors

Combination approach holds potential for treating lung cancer patients

Combination approach holds potential for treating lung cancer patients

Study reveals novel mutations in mucosal melanoma that may pave way for new therapies

Study reveals novel mutations in mucosal melanoma that may pave way for new therapies

LJI researchers unravel molecular underpinnings of exhausted T cells

LJI researchers unravel molecular underpinnings of exhausted T cells

Drug combination delivered by nanoparticles may keep melanoma from becoming resistant to treatment

Drug combination delivered by nanoparticles may keep melanoma from becoming resistant to treatment

Evolution of immuno-oncology

Evolution of immuno-oncology

New biomarker 'Bim' could help predict optimal treatment for metastatic melanoma patients

New biomarker 'Bim' could help predict optimal treatment for metastatic melanoma patients

Researchers identify key mutation that promotes melanoma growth by suppressing immune response

Researchers identify key mutation that promotes melanoma growth by suppressing immune response

New research emphasizes importance of skin cancer prevention and detection

New research emphasizes importance of skin cancer prevention and detection

Attitude, lifestyle may play large role in incidence of skin cancer among Latinos

Attitude, lifestyle may play large role in incidence of skin cancer among Latinos

Melanoma survivors more likely to have optimal sun protection behaviors, study finds

Melanoma survivors more likely to have optimal sun protection behaviors, study finds

Red hair-related gene variant may contribute to link between melanoma and Parkinson's disease

Red hair-related gene variant may contribute to link between melanoma and Parkinson's disease

AAD launches new campaign to raise awareness of impact of skin diseases

AAD launches new campaign to raise awareness of impact of skin diseases

Research may offer brand-new tool for early diagnosis for lethal melanomas

Research may offer brand-new tool for early diagnosis for lethal melanomas

Using spherical nucleic acids to track and treat disease

Using spherical nucleic acids to track and treat disease

Study highlights urgent need for sunburn prevention among young adults with melanin-rich skin

Study highlights urgent need for sunburn prevention among young adults with melanin-rich skin

Research sheds new light on key factor involved in several diseases

Research sheds new light on key factor involved in several diseases

Fred Hutch scientists make important step in identifying specific T cells to fight against cancer

Fred Hutch scientists make important step in identifying specific T cells to fight against cancer

Study reveals promising therapeutic approach that can be beneficial for older melanoma patients

Study reveals promising therapeutic approach that can be beneficial for older melanoma patients