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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.
Promising method to identify aggressive breast cancers that will respond to immunotherapy

Promising method to identify aggressive breast cancers that will respond to immunotherapy

Knocking out 'survival system' of cancer cells could improve effectiveness of melanoma treatment

Knocking out 'survival system' of cancer cells could improve effectiveness of melanoma treatment

Melanoma rates decline sharply among adolescents and young adults, shows research

Melanoma rates decline sharply among adolescents and young adults, shows research

Campaigns promoting sun-protective behaviors seem to be working in the US

Campaigns promoting sun-protective behaviors seem to be working in the US

First comprehensive characterization of blood-brain, blood-tumor barriers in brain metastases

First comprehensive characterization of blood-brain, blood-tumor barriers in brain metastases

Cancer patients with RA treated with immune checkpoint inhibitors likely to experience a flare

Cancer patients with RA treated with immune checkpoint inhibitors likely to experience a flare

Glutamine-blocking compound slows cancer growth, unleashes anti-tumor immune response

Glutamine-blocking compound slows cancer growth, unleashes anti-tumor immune response

Scientists discover role for vitamin D in melanoma

Scientists discover role for vitamin D in melanoma

Cancer risk reduces to half with over 20% weight loss in post- bariatric surgery patients

Cancer risk reduces to half with over 20% weight loss in post- bariatric surgery patients

ISPOR explores digital health technologies to address key health-related challenges

ISPOR explores digital health technologies to address key health-related challenges

Some skin cancers originate in hair follicles, says new study

Some skin cancers originate in hair follicles, says new study

Some deadly skin cancers may originate in hair follicles

Some deadly skin cancers may originate in hair follicles

Some skin cancers may originate in hair follicles

Some skin cancers may originate in hair follicles

Moffitt study discovers cellular mechanism controlling tumor cell recognition by immune cells

Moffitt study discovers cellular mechanism controlling tumor cell recognition by immune cells

Scientists visualize complex cellular machine to yield new insights in cancer

Scientists visualize complex cellular machine to yield new insights in cancer

Skin cancer diagnosis using AI technology could be as accurate as clinical specialist

Skin cancer diagnosis using AI technology could be as accurate as clinical specialist

New cellular immunotherapy for cancers

New cellular immunotherapy for cancers

UChicago researchers reveal the secret of cancer-related Warburg effect

UChicago researchers reveal the secret of cancer-related Warburg effect

Disrupting key immune regulator boosts anti-tumor immunity, enables cancer clearance

Disrupting key immune regulator boosts anti-tumor immunity, enables cancer clearance

New study indicates a way to improve cancer immunotherapy

New study indicates a way to improve cancer immunotherapy