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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.
Novel Australian anti-cancer therapy has begun safety testing in human subjects

Novel Australian anti-cancer therapy has begun safety testing in human subjects

Confocal imaging promises early detection of skin cancer

Confocal imaging promises early detection of skin cancer

Nuclear reactor as a cancer cure

Nuclear reactor as a cancer cure

Important advance in our understanding of colorectal cancer

Important advance in our understanding of colorectal cancer

Important player in the development of colon cancer

Important player in the development of colon cancer

Molecule from South American tree Quillaja, helps battle disease

Molecule from South American tree Quillaja, helps battle disease

Radiopharmaceuticals and lasers produce sound to treat and detect cancerous moles

Radiopharmaceuticals and lasers produce sound to treat and detect cancerous moles

Sir Bobby Robson opens state-of-the-art research centre

Sir Bobby Robson opens state-of-the-art research centre

Two-step approach to transform HIV into a cancer-seeking machine

Two-step approach to transform HIV into a cancer-seeking machine

Origins of skin cancer melanoma

Origins of skin cancer melanoma

Solbec announces pre-clinical study to confirm findings into the effect of Coramsine combined with CpG in the treatment of murine mesothelioma

Solbec announces pre-clinical study to confirm findings into the effect of Coramsine combined with CpG in the treatment of murine mesothelioma

Researchers discover way to overcome major hurdle in gene therapy for cancer

Researchers discover way to overcome major hurdle in gene therapy for cancer

Evolutionarily ancient enzyme-repair system used to identify type of DNA damage responsible for the onset of skin-tumor development

Evolutionarily ancient enzyme-repair system used to identify type of DNA damage responsible for the onset of skin-tumor development

Jump starting T cells in skin cancer

Jump starting T cells in skin cancer

Evaluation of BAY 43-9006 (Sorafenib) for pancreatic cancer

Evaluation of BAY 43-9006 (Sorafenib) for pancreatic cancer

Potential new therapies for cancer and bleeding disorders

Potential new therapies for cancer and bleeding disorders

Why hair turns grey

Why hair turns grey

Blocking gene's activity may control deadly skin cancer without harming normal cells

Blocking gene's activity may control deadly skin cancer without harming normal cells

Wiping out a protein in skin cancer cells could significantly stall melanoma tumor development

Wiping out a protein in skin cancer cells could significantly stall melanoma tumor development

Chronic stress may speed up the onset of skin cancer

Chronic stress may speed up the onset of skin cancer