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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 CAR-T cell therapy offers effective option for certain blood cancer patients

New CAR-T cell therapy offers effective option for certain blood cancer patients

Xstrahl receives FDA 510 (k) clearance for marketing its Photoelectric Therapy System

Xstrahl receives FDA 510 (k) clearance for marketing its Photoelectric Therapy System

Cornell study reveals how UV radiation triggers melanoma

Cornell study reveals how UV radiation triggers melanoma

Investigating new cancer therapy candidates with live-cell imaging

Investigating new cancer therapy candidates with live-cell imaging

TGen awarded $2.5 million SU2C grant to test new method of treating pancreatic cancer

TGen awarded $2.5 million SU2C grant to test new method of treating pancreatic cancer

MD Anderson researchers chosen for national effort to expand reach of cancer immunotherapy

MD Anderson researchers chosen for national effort to expand reach of cancer immunotherapy

Cholesterol byproduct acts on specific immune cells to facilitate breast cancer spread

Cholesterol byproduct acts on specific immune cells to facilitate breast cancer spread

Research finds higher rates of cancer in world's ‘better’ countries

Research finds higher rates of cancer in world's ‘better’ countries

Rutgers scientist receives $2.4 million grant to reduce indoor tanning among young women

Rutgers scientist receives $2.4 million grant to reduce indoor tanning among young women

Five new ways individualized medicine has moved from research lab into clinical care

Five new ways individualized medicine has moved from research lab into clinical care

Good-guy bacteria may help individuals respond well to cancer immunotherapy

Good-guy bacteria may help individuals respond well to cancer immunotherapy

Study sheds light on complex process involved in development of sperm stem cells

Study sheds light on complex process involved in development of sperm stem cells

Medicaid patients with melanoma more likely to experience surgical treatment delays

Medicaid patients with melanoma more likely to experience surgical treatment delays

Benefits of Biomarkers in Colorectal Cancer Treatment

Benefits of Biomarkers in Colorectal Cancer Treatment

First-ever treatment for Merkel cell carcinoma receives approval in Japan

First-ever treatment for Merkel cell carcinoma receives approval in Japan

Study explores how tattoos may influence medical student's understanding of melanoma diagnosis

Study explores how tattoos may influence medical student's understanding of melanoma diagnosis

Study identifies slowly proliferating and highly invasive melanoma cells

Study identifies slowly proliferating and highly invasive melanoma cells

Poliovirus therapy triggers longer-lasting immune response against malignant tumors

Poliovirus therapy triggers longer-lasting immune response against malignant tumors

Penn researchers identify new way to target enzyme crucial to tumor growth, develop new drugs

Penn researchers identify new way to target enzyme crucial to tumor growth, develop new drugs

Researchers identify role of tumor-infiltrating B-cells in melanoma progression, resistance to therapy

Researchers identify role of tumor-infiltrating B-cells in melanoma progression, resistance to therapy