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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.
'Innovative Research Award' helps CU scientists to explore BRAF inhibition resistance in brain cancer

'Innovative Research Award' helps CU scientists to explore BRAF inhibition resistance in brain cancer

Patient-specific tumor organoids may one day be used to personalize cancer treatment

Patient-specific tumor organoids may one day be used to personalize cancer treatment

Discovery of new killer T-cell offers hope of a 'one-size-fits-all' cancer therapy

Discovery of new killer T-cell offers hope of a 'one-size-fits-all' cancer therapy

NAU scientists study zebrafish to find powerful melanoma-fighting drugs

NAU scientists study zebrafish to find powerful melanoma-fighting drugs

Lab tests reveal that newly discovered T-cell can kill various types of cancer

Lab tests reveal that newly discovered T-cell can kill various types of cancer

New technique accurately predicts which melanomas are likely to recur and spread

New technique accurately predicts which melanomas are likely to recur and spread

New melanoma test may better predict recurrence and improve patient care

New melanoma test may better predict recurrence and improve patient care

UCR receives $2.2 million grant to target critical oncogenes of B-cell lymphoma 2

UCR receives $2.2 million grant to target critical oncogenes of B-cell lymphoma 2

Scientists discover how B-cells in tumor cells promote a favorable immunotherapy response

Scientists discover how B-cells in tumor cells promote a favorable immunotherapy response

Study sheds light on the role of B cells in cancer immunotherapy

Study sheds light on the role of B cells in cancer immunotherapy

Study shows how extracellular vesicles help melanoma cells to spread

Study shows how extracellular vesicles help melanoma cells to spread

B cell count tells how certain cancers will respond to immunotherapy

B cell count tells how certain cancers will respond to immunotherapy

Bath scientists identify promising route to develop new treatments for skin cancer

Bath scientists identify promising route to develop new treatments for skin cancer

NUS researchers discover new personalized tool for cancer diagnosis

NUS researchers discover new personalized tool for cancer diagnosis

NAU scientists in search of a powerful combination of melanoma-fighting drugs

NAU scientists in search of a powerful combination of melanoma-fighting drugs

Melanoma patients report 95% satisfaction rate with Mohs surgery

Melanoma patients report 95% satisfaction rate with Mohs surgery

Researchers analyze molecular characteristics of cerebrospinal fluid from LMM patients

Researchers analyze molecular characteristics of cerebrospinal fluid from LMM patients

Siah2 Gene Control could Help Treat Melanomas More Effectively

Siah2 Gene Control could Help Treat Melanomas More Effectively

First-ever genomic analysis of puberty yields insights into critical areas of human health

First-ever genomic analysis of puberty yields insights into critical areas of human health

United States sees unprecedented fall in deaths from cancer

United States sees unprecedented fall in deaths from cancer