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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.
Synthetic scaffold loaded with cancer-fighting T cells effectively shrinks solid tumors

Synthetic scaffold loaded with cancer-fighting T cells effectively shrinks solid tumors

Images showing impacts of indoor tanning may be effective in communicating health risks

Images showing impacts of indoor tanning may be effective in communicating health risks

UTSW researchers develop new nanoparticle vaccine immunotherapy that targets multiple tumor types

UTSW researchers develop new nanoparticle vaccine immunotherapy that targets multiple tumor types

Second cancers are far deadlier in younger people than older adults

Second cancers are far deadlier in younger people than older adults

Brain cancer patient treated with malaria drug shows dramatic improvement

Brain cancer patient treated with malaria drug shows dramatic improvement

Pharmaceuticals containing cannabinoids may be effective against skin diseases, say researchers

Pharmaceuticals containing cannabinoids may be effective against skin diseases, say researchers

Th17 cell durability offers promise for next-generation adoptive cancer immunotherapy trials

Th17 cell durability offers promise for next-generation adoptive cancer immunotherapy trials

Study explains how genetic mutations linked to telomere capping complex contribute to cancers

Study explains how genetic mutations linked to telomere capping complex contribute to cancers

MSU and Venn Therapeutics develop promising therapy to delay B16 melanoma tumor growth

MSU and Venn Therapeutics develop promising therapy to delay B16 melanoma tumor growth

Genetic screening and counseling likely to benefit childhood cancer survivors, study suggests

Genetic screening and counseling likely to benefit childhood cancer survivors, study suggests

Attacking TERT protein may be effective approach to destroying ALM cancer cells

Attacking TERT protein may be effective approach to destroying ALM cancer cells

Researchers track in real-time how melanoma cells move to form tumors

Researchers track in real-time how melanoma cells move to form tumors

New gene-based blood tests can reliably detect previously unidentifiable forms of skin cancer

New gene-based blood tests can reliably detect previously unidentifiable forms of skin cancer

UAB chemists design microcapsules for guided drug delivery system to target solid tumors

UAB chemists design microcapsules for guided drug delivery system to target solid tumors

Clinical research trial investigates new treatment approach for early-stage eye melanoma

Clinical research trial investigates new treatment approach for early-stage eye melanoma

Study explores new immunotherapy combinations to treat prostate cancer

Study explores new immunotherapy combinations to treat prostate cancer

Dermatology experts review current screening practice for melanoma in the U.S.

Dermatology experts review current screening practice for melanoma in the U.S.

Immunotherapy drug becomes first FDA-approved treatment for metastatic MCC

Immunotherapy drug becomes first FDA-approved treatment for metastatic MCC

Researchers pinpoint Jumonji protein as key to Ewing's Sarcoma spread

Researchers pinpoint Jumonji protein as key to Ewing's Sarcoma spread

Machine learning helps researchers uncover cellular control networks

Machine learning helps researchers uncover cellular control networks