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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.
Blood test using infrared spectroscopy can help detect two cancer types

Blood test using infrared spectroscopy can help detect two cancer types

Researchers find new role for SHARPIN protein in melanoma growth

Researchers find new role for SHARPIN protein in melanoma growth

Study: Combination targeted therapy has high response rates in AML patients

Study: Combination targeted therapy has high response rates in AML patients

Researchers discover potential regulator essential for killer T cells to reside in tumors

Researchers discover potential regulator essential for killer T cells to reside in tumors

Novel compound along with checkpoint inhibitors may enhance immune response in melanoma patients

Novel compound along with checkpoint inhibitors may enhance immune response in melanoma patients

Family members who do not carry inherited mutation have higher risk of melanoma

Family members who do not carry inherited mutation have higher risk of melanoma

Churning, confusion and disruption — The dark side of marketplace coverage

Churning, confusion and disruption — The dark side of marketplace coverage

Brazilian researchers identify genes linked to melanoma progression

Brazilian researchers identify genes linked to melanoma progression

Immune-boosting drug combination may hold promise for treating ovarian cancer

Immune-boosting drug combination may hold promise for treating ovarian cancer

Study reveals gene linked to metastatic melanoma

Study reveals gene linked to metastatic melanoma

Chemotherapy-generated debris from dead and dying cancer cells can stimulate tumor growth

Chemotherapy-generated debris from dead and dying cancer cells can stimulate tumor growth

Papillomaviruses linked to UV light promote development of non-melanoma skin cancer

Papillomaviruses linked to UV light promote development of non-melanoma skin cancer

HCI researchers observe how breast cancer tumors evolve over time

HCI researchers observe how breast cancer tumors evolve over time

Researchers determine 'sweet spot' could enhance diagnosis of melanoma skin lesions

Researchers determine 'sweet spot' could enhance diagnosis of melanoma skin lesions

SITC releases first consensus recommendations on managing immunotherapy side effects

SITC releases first consensus recommendations on managing immunotherapy side effects

Researchers question exclusion of people with prior cancer history from clinical trials

Researchers question exclusion of people with prior cancer history from clinical trials

Melanoma incidence rates begin to stabilize in Queensland, study shows

Melanoma incidence rates begin to stabilize in Queensland, study shows

Novel AR glasses help doctors to locate lymph nodes during surgery

Novel AR glasses help doctors to locate lymph nodes during surgery

Study identifies novel mechanism by which tumors can resist cancer immunotherapy

Study identifies novel mechanism by which tumors can resist cancer immunotherapy

Novel mathematical model can predict how cancer patient will benefit from immunotherapies

Novel mathematical model can predict how cancer patient will benefit from immunotherapies