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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.
New drug shows promise in treating sarcomas

New drug shows promise in treating sarcomas

Allen Institute for Immunology to partner with CU Anschutz to understand dynamics of human immune system

Allen Institute for Immunology to partner with CU Anschutz to understand dynamics of human immune system

Allen Institute for Immunology: A new division focused on human immune system

Allen Institute for Immunology: A new division focused on human immune system

Nobel Laureates lecture about immune checkpoint therapy for cancer treatment

Nobel Laureates lecture about immune checkpoint therapy for cancer treatment

Sprayable gel could help prevent recurrences of cancer after surgery

Sprayable gel could help prevent recurrences of cancer after surgery

Slow-growing type of glioma may be vulnerable to immunotherapy, suggests study

Slow-growing type of glioma may be vulnerable to immunotherapy, suggests study

Novel personalized medicine tool for assessing inherited colorectal cancer syndrome risk developed

Novel personalized medicine tool for assessing inherited colorectal cancer syndrome risk developed

Visual inspection alone is insufficient to diagnose skin cancer

Visual inspection alone is insufficient to diagnose skin cancer

Scientists reveal how DNA damage leads to cancer and hereditary diseases

Scientists reveal how DNA damage leads to cancer and hereditary diseases

New drug combination could kill melanoma cells more effectively, study shows

New drug combination could kill melanoma cells more effectively, study shows

Triple combination cancer immunotherapy improves survival in mouse model of melanoma

Triple combination cancer immunotherapy improves survival in mouse model of melanoma

Researchers find how skin cancer cells avoid attack by the immune system

Researchers find how skin cancer cells avoid attack by the immune system

Skin cancer rates 350% more than previous estimates suggested, new UK database reveals

Skin cancer rates 350% more than previous estimates suggested, new UK database reveals

Research may pave way for development of potent weapons against cancer

Research may pave way for development of potent weapons against cancer

Using molecular targeting approach to kill melanoma cells

Using molecular targeting approach to kill melanoma cells

Study: Measuring and monitoring tumor DNA can help reveal early melanoma growth

Study: Measuring and monitoring tumor DNA can help reveal early melanoma growth

UMN researchers focus on improving dermatologic care for sexual and gender minority patients

UMN researchers focus on improving dermatologic care for sexual and gender minority patients

Stand Up to Cancer supports potential approach to more efficiently target pancreatic cancer

Stand Up to Cancer supports potential approach to more efficiently target pancreatic cancer

People with rare cancers can benefit from genomic profiling, shows research

People with rare cancers can benefit from genomic profiling, shows research

Breakthrough research could lead to a new wave of cancer-fighting antibodies

Breakthrough research could lead to a new wave of cancer-fighting antibodies