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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.
Key protein involved in epigenetic regulation of gene expression guides skin cell renewal

Key protein involved in epigenetic regulation of gene expression guides skin cell renewal

Research finds rising trend in incidence of merkel cell carcinoma

Research finds rising trend in incidence of merkel cell carcinoma

Study reveals parents' views toward children’s tanning bed use

Study reveals parents' views toward children’s tanning bed use

New guidelines offer recommendations for assessment, management of immunotherapy side effects

New guidelines offer recommendations for assessment, management of immunotherapy side effects

Study reports longer survival for obese men with metastatic melanoma

Study reports longer survival for obese men with metastatic melanoma

Scientists program nanorobots to shrink tumors

Scientists program nanorobots to shrink tumors

Scientists develop ultrasound-propelled nanomotors for active delivery of Cas9-sgRNA complex

Scientists develop ultrasound-propelled nanomotors for active delivery of Cas9-sgRNA complex

New tool to monitor patterns and trends of cancer burden across Europe

New tool to monitor patterns and trends of cancer burden across Europe

Researchers use innovative method to screen kinases for cancer drug's effectiveness

Researchers use innovative method to screen kinases for cancer drug's effectiveness

Study lays groundwork for using PD-1 inhibitors against aggressive form of pediatric brain cancer

Study lays groundwork for using PD-1 inhibitors against aggressive form of pediatric brain cancer

Scientists aim to decipher language of DNA

Scientists aim to decipher language of DNA

Researchers discover potential target genes to halt thyroid cancer progression

Researchers discover potential target genes to halt thyroid cancer progression

Researchers develop new mathematical tool to solve genetics challenge

Researchers develop new mathematical tool to solve genetics challenge

Pretreatment improves outcomes in high-risk stage 3 melanoma, study shows

Pretreatment improves outcomes in high-risk stage 3 melanoma, study shows

Findings reveal conventional cancer therapy as double-edged sword

Findings reveal conventional cancer therapy as double-edged sword

Penn scientists identify new therapeutic target for treatment of melanoma

Penn scientists identify new therapeutic target for treatment of melanoma

Patients with desmoplastic melanoma respond well to immunotherapy

Patients with desmoplastic melanoma respond well to immunotherapy

AAD releases new guidelines of care for management of nonmelanoma skin cancer

AAD releases new guidelines of care for management of nonmelanoma skin cancer

New report shows little improvement in survival among young adults with cancer

New report shows little improvement in survival among young adults with cancer

Scientists use artificial intelligence to create new ‘ImmunoMap’

Scientists use artificial intelligence to create new ‘ImmunoMap’