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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.
People with diabetes mellitus have three to four times the risk of developing liver cancer

People with diabetes mellitus have three to four times the risk of developing liver cancer

Researchers discover mechanism that may help to explain how angiogenesis inhibitors work on normal, blood vessel-forming endothelial cells

Researchers discover mechanism that may help to explain how angiogenesis inhibitors work on normal, blood vessel-forming endothelial cells

Researchers are studying a vaccine that, in the future, could be the first to treat advanced malignant melanoma

Researchers are studying a vaccine that, in the future, could be the first to treat advanced malignant melanoma

Skin cancer rates concern Australian health experts

Skin cancer rates concern Australian health experts

Cancer vaccine based on listeria bacteria shows promise

Cancer vaccine based on listeria bacteria shows promise

Gene therapy holds much promise for treating aggressive human superficial bladder cancer

Gene therapy holds much promise for treating aggressive human superficial bladder cancer

Researchers discover that DNA fragments destroy melanoma cells

Researchers discover that DNA fragments destroy melanoma cells

New treatment strategy for brain cancer

New treatment strategy for brain cancer

Australian university signs multi-million dollar anti-cancer research deal

Australian university signs multi-million dollar anti-cancer research deal

PET is a more accurate way to diagnose recurrent melanoma than the present, standard procedures

PET is a more accurate way to diagnose recurrent melanoma than the present, standard procedures

Successfully cloning mice from an advanced melanoma cell

Successfully cloning mice from an advanced melanoma cell

New approach to cancer vaccines may eradicate skin cancer tumors

New approach to cancer vaccines may eradicate skin cancer tumors

Molecular pathway in the brain may explain why some patients suffering from inflammatory diseases develop depression

Molecular pathway in the brain may explain why some patients suffering from inflammatory diseases develop depression

New cream treatment for common form of skin cancer

New cream treatment for common form of skin cancer

A new vaccine that may delay cancer recurrence

A new vaccine that may delay cancer recurrence

CancerVax may increase the survival of patients with advanced stage non-small-cell lung cancer

CancerVax may increase the survival of patients with advanced stage non-small-cell lung cancer

Targeted therapeutics capable of preventing or limiting the metastasis of skin cancer

Targeted therapeutics capable of preventing or limiting the metastasis of skin cancer

Research that directs cancer-killing immune cells against the deadliest brain tumors shows promise

Research that directs cancer-killing immune cells against the deadliest brain tumors shows promise

Important milestone for any cancer therapy that will be useful for treating patients

Important milestone for any cancer therapy that will be useful for treating patients

British people should get out in the sun and not cover up for health reasons

British people should get out in the sun and not cover up for health reasons