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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.
Ludwig scientists to share advances in cancer research at AACR Annual Meeting 2019

Ludwig scientists to share advances in cancer research at AACR Annual Meeting 2019

Active substance from plant could turn into a ray of hope against eye tumors

Active substance from plant could turn into a ray of hope against eye tumors

GARP protein can be a potential target for immunotherapy against colorectal cancer

GARP protein can be a potential target for immunotherapy against colorectal cancer

New imaging technology could help find tiny tumors

New imaging technology could help find tiny tumors

Bacteria from seawater provide new leads to treat malignant melanoma

Bacteria from seawater provide new leads to treat malignant melanoma

Cancer patients with mental health history have greater risk of death

Cancer patients with mental health history have greater risk of death

Nuclear medicine imaging assesses melanoma patients' response to immunotherapy

Nuclear medicine imaging assesses melanoma patients' response to immunotherapy

New combinational drug therapy may effectively combat pancreatic cancer

New combinational drug therapy may effectively combat pancreatic cancer

New therapeutic approach offers promise for patients with pancreatic cancer

New therapeutic approach offers promise for patients with pancreatic cancer

New clinical genomic testing helps identify mutations that drive childhood melanoma

New clinical genomic testing helps identify mutations that drive childhood melanoma

Groundbreaking AI technology could predict melanoma metastasis

Groundbreaking AI technology could predict melanoma metastasis

CPRIT awards nearly $20 million to The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

CPRIT awards nearly $20 million to The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Why melanoma tumors in the brain may be worse?

Why melanoma tumors in the brain may be worse?

New forms of older anti-cancer agent appear to enhance immune response to fight melanoma

New forms of older anti-cancer agent appear to enhance immune response to fight melanoma

Anti-cancer immunotherapy could be used to fight HIV

Anti-cancer immunotherapy could be used to fight HIV

Smoking may blight immune response against melanoma and reduce survival

Smoking may blight immune response against melanoma and reduce survival

Columbia researchers unravel why some glioblastomas respond to immunotherapy

Columbia researchers unravel why some glioblastomas respond to immunotherapy

Researchers study animal venoms to identify new medicines for treating diseases

Researchers study animal venoms to identify new medicines for treating diseases

Comparison of cancer genes across species helps prioritize targets for new cancer therapies

Comparison of cancer genes across species helps prioritize targets for new cancer therapies

UMN researchers develop new way to study cancer cells in a 3D in vitro model

UMN researchers develop new way to study cancer cells in a 3D in vitro model