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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.
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

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