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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.
CRISPR helps find difficult to detect cancer cells

CRISPR helps find difficult to detect cancer cells

New cancer treatment developed at Yale

New cancer treatment developed at Yale

New system can help the immune system spot and eliminate tumors

New system can help the immune system spot and eliminate tumors

Getting second opinion from pathologists can help improve reliability of melanoma diagnoses

Getting second opinion from pathologists can help improve reliability of melanoma diagnoses

Two new grants to support researchers to better understand, manage metastasis of melanoma

Two new grants to support researchers to better understand, manage metastasis of melanoma

Unique immune cell linked to remission in patients with triple negative breast cancer

Unique immune cell linked to remission in patients with triple negative breast cancer

Differences at the single-cell level can predict responses to BRAF inhibitor therapy

Differences at the single-cell level can predict responses to BRAF inhibitor therapy

SunSmart program may have reduced skin cancer rates among younger Australians

SunSmart program may have reduced skin cancer rates among younger Australians

Gay neighborhoods twice as likely to have indoor tanning salons, study shows

Gay neighborhoods twice as likely to have indoor tanning salons, study shows

Head and neck melanoma among pediatric and young adult populations up by 51%

Head and neck melanoma among pediatric and young adult populations up by 51%

New anticancer molecule shows therapeutic activity in preclinical models of various cancer types

New anticancer molecule shows therapeutic activity in preclinical models of various cancer types

Adding local anesthetics can improve treatment for incurable breast cancer, melanoma

Adding local anesthetics can improve treatment for incurable breast cancer, melanoma

Discovery of neoantigens could widen the possibilities for universal cancer vaccine

Discovery of neoantigens could widen the possibilities for universal cancer vaccine

Triplet therapy could benefit patients with BRAF-mutant metastatic colorectal cancer

Triplet therapy could benefit patients with BRAF-mutant metastatic colorectal cancer

A new method to distinguish benign and cancerous skin moles

A new method to distinguish benign and cancerous skin moles

New method can help detect melanoma cells in skin tumors

New method can help detect melanoma cells in skin tumors

Combination of two immunotherapy drugs stops or reverses progression of advanced melanoma

Combination of two immunotherapy drugs stops or reverses progression of advanced melanoma

Pioneering melanoma test to be made available within two years

Pioneering melanoma test to be made available within two years

DataArt launches 'SkinCareAI' prototype app to detect early signs of melanoma

DataArt launches 'SkinCareAI' prototype app to detect early signs of melanoma

Combination therapy may offer new therapeutic avenue for previously-treated NSCLC and kidney cancer patients

Combination therapy may offer new therapeutic avenue for previously-treated NSCLC and kidney cancer patients