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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.
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

Immunotherapy may be better than chemotherapy for Merkel cell carcinoma

Immunotherapy may be better than chemotherapy for Merkel cell carcinoma

New path toward improving effectiveness of chemotherapy in breast, ovarian cancer

New path toward improving effectiveness of chemotherapy in breast, ovarian cancer

Children born after fertility treatment do not have greater risk of developing cancer

Children born after fertility treatment do not have greater risk of developing cancer

Cancer among Israeli men on the decline says report

Cancer among Israeli men on the decline says report

Study shows how skin cancer hijacks the immune system to grow and spread

Study shows how skin cancer hijacks the immune system to grow and spread

Researchers discover immune regulator that appears to dictate glioblastoma

Researchers discover immune regulator that appears to dictate glioblastoma

Injection of genetically modified virus effectively treats metastatic melanoma patients

Injection of genetically modified virus effectively treats metastatic melanoma patients

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