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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 research suggests cell immortalization as more complicated process than originally thought

New research suggests cell immortalization as more complicated process than originally thought

Immunotherapy drug shows favorable safety profile in patients with advanced small cell lung cancer

Immunotherapy drug shows favorable safety profile in patients with advanced small cell lung cancer

Researchers create anti-cancer drugs that can effectively kill 58 types of tumors

Researchers create anti-cancer drugs that can effectively kill 58 types of tumors

Researchers boost antimicrobial and anticancer properties of spider peptides

Researchers boost antimicrobial and anticancer properties of spider peptides

Study outlines key features linked to amelanotic melanoma

Study outlines key features linked to amelanotic melanoma

Study: Personalized genomic risk information can prompt family discussions about melanoma prevention

Study: Personalized genomic risk information can prompt family discussions about melanoma prevention

New review shows potential of Vitamin B3 for preventing melanoma

New review shows potential of Vitamin B3 for preventing melanoma

Researchers identify new regulators of brain metastases in lung cancer patients

Researchers identify new regulators of brain metastases in lung cancer patients

Prostate cancer cells gain unnatural ability to change shape and spread

Prostate cancer cells gain unnatural ability to change shape and spread

MIT engineers devise noninvasive way to assess cell's mechanical properties

MIT engineers devise noninvasive way to assess cell's mechanical properties

When wounds won’t heal, therapies spread — to the tune of $5 billion

When wounds won’t heal, therapies spread — to the tune of $5 billion

Kinase-inactive BRAF mutation triggers lung adenocarcinoma development

Kinase-inactive BRAF mutation triggers lung adenocarcinoma development

History of periodontal disease linked to greater risk of developing any cancer, study shows

History of periodontal disease linked to greater risk of developing any cancer, study shows

New approach may improve translation of immunological research findings

New approach may improve translation of immunological research findings

Combination therapy shows efficacy, safety in treating metastatic renal cell cancer

Combination therapy shows efficacy, safety in treating metastatic renal cell cancer

New compound takes positive step toward creating drug for melanoma

New compound takes positive step toward creating drug for melanoma

Researchers develop online tool to predict survival of cancer patients

Researchers develop online tool to predict survival of cancer patients

Researchers discover mechanism that plays key role in development of resistance to immunotherapy

Researchers discover mechanism that plays key role in development of resistance to immunotherapy

New genomic research partnership promises to redefine and transform cancer treatment

New genomic research partnership promises to redefine and transform cancer treatment

University of Sussex receives £428K grant for skin cancer research

University of Sussex receives £428K grant for skin cancer research