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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.
New drug combination found to be effective against uveal melanoma in preclinical studies

New drug combination found to be effective against uveal melanoma in preclinical studies

Scientists aim to develop new ointment that could reduce risks of primary skin cancer

Scientists aim to develop new ointment that could reduce risks of primary skin cancer

Gene mutation discovery leads to novel treatment for patient with severe lymphatic condition

Gene mutation discovery leads to novel treatment for patient with severe lymphatic condition

Physicians trained in dermatoscopy can improve odds for early detection of melanoma

Physicians trained in dermatoscopy can improve odds for early detection of melanoma

Protein linked to malignant melanoma

Protein linked to malignant melanoma

Promising new approaches in the fight against brain metastasis

Promising new approaches in the fight against brain metastasis

Wear protective clothing to reduce the risk of skin damage from sun's UV rays

Wear protective clothing to reduce the risk of skin damage from sun's UV rays

Research findings lead to new clinical trial for people with myelofibrosis

Research findings lead to new clinical trial for people with myelofibrosis

Researchers find possible counterpunch to drug resistance of melanoma

Researchers find possible counterpunch to drug resistance of melanoma

First clinical test could enable personalized prognosis for triple-negative breast cancer patients

First clinical test could enable personalized prognosis for triple-negative breast cancer patients

UAMS-developed noninvasive device detects melanoma in earliest stages

UAMS-developed noninvasive device detects melanoma in earliest stages

Disparities in race, ethnicity, and status affect progress in cancer survival rates in youth

Disparities in race, ethnicity, and status affect progress in cancer survival rates in youth

Researchers identify new sarcoma familial risk gene

Researchers identify new sarcoma familial risk gene

Dermatologist offers tips to help vitiligo patients care for their skin

Dermatologist offers tips to help vitiligo patients care for their skin

Dermatology residents improve the accuracy, efficiency of an evaluation that identifies skin cancers

Dermatology residents improve the accuracy, efficiency of an evaluation that identifies skin cancers

Three-drug combination could be effective therapy for people with advanced melanoma

Three-drug combination could be effective therapy for people with advanced melanoma

International clinical study of new drug to treat advanced prostate cancers yields promising results

International clinical study of new drug to treat advanced prostate cancers yields promising results

Cancer mortality at an all time low finds report

Cancer mortality at an all time low finds report

Scientists unmask stem cell identity using gene-sequencing technology

Scientists unmask stem cell identity using gene-sequencing technology

New laboratory test has potential to accurately predict spread of breast cancer

New laboratory test has potential to accurately predict spread of breast cancer