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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 researchers find ways to make resistant melanomas susceptible to immunotherapy

Ludwig researchers find ways to make resistant melanomas susceptible to immunotherapy

Scientists propose quick and pain-free method for diagnosing kidney cancer

Scientists propose quick and pain-free method for diagnosing kidney cancer

New nuclear medicine method could improve detection of primary and metastatic melanoma

New nuclear medicine method could improve detection of primary and metastatic melanoma

FDA-approved drug hampers cancer metastasis in animal model, shows study

FDA-approved drug hampers cancer metastasis in animal model, shows study

Study: States with lower incidence of melanoma have higher mortality rates

Study: States with lower incidence of melanoma have higher mortality rates

Identifying genetic factors that lead to squamous cell carcinoma

Identifying genetic factors that lead to squamous cell carcinoma

New potential immunotherapy target in pancreatic cancer identified

New potential immunotherapy target in pancreatic cancer identified

Drug combination has added benefit for patients with melanoma

Drug combination has added benefit for patients with melanoma

Study of rare uterine sarcoma reveals clinically relevant molecular subtypes

Study of rare uterine sarcoma reveals clinically relevant molecular subtypes

MD Anderson Cancer Center and 4D pharma team up to evaluate live biotherapeutic oncology pipeline

MD Anderson Cancer Center and 4D pharma team up to evaluate live biotherapeutic oncology pipeline

Researchers launch clinical trial to develop breath test for multiple cancers

Researchers launch clinical trial to develop breath test for multiple cancers

Melanoma cells put to sleep by T cells improving outcomes, find researchers

Melanoma cells put to sleep by T cells improving outcomes, find researchers

FSU researchers discover how breast cancer evades immune system detection

FSU researchers discover how breast cancer evades immune system detection

Researchers discover how MAPK translocation leads to drug resistance in melanoma

Researchers discover how MAPK translocation leads to drug resistance in melanoma

DFG establishes nine new Research Units and one new Clinical Research Unit

DFG establishes nine new Research Units and one new Clinical Research Unit

New drug shows promise in treating sarcomas

New drug shows promise in treating sarcomas

Allen Institute for Immunology: A new division focused on human immune system

Allen Institute for Immunology: A new division focused on human immune system

Nobel Laureates lecture about immune checkpoint therapy for cancer treatment

Nobel Laureates lecture about immune checkpoint therapy for cancer treatment

Sprayable gel could help prevent recurrences of cancer after surgery

Sprayable gel could help prevent recurrences of cancer after surgery

Slow-growing type of glioma may be vulnerable to immunotherapy, suggests study

Slow-growing type of glioma may be vulnerable to immunotherapy, suggests study