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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 method spots rare immune cells reactive against cancer

New method spots rare immune cells reactive against cancer

UMass Amherst scientist receives $792,000 grant to advance cancer immunotherapy research

UMass Amherst scientist receives $792,000 grant to advance cancer immunotherapy research

Living with advanced breast cancer

Living with advanced breast cancer

Research sheds light on sun-induced DNA damage and repair

Research sheds light on sun-induced DNA damage and repair

Study could lead to new strategies for slowing the growth of glioblastoma

Study could lead to new strategies for slowing the growth of glioblastoma

GW researchers underscore need for tailored skin cancer prevention programs

GW researchers underscore need for tailored skin cancer prevention programs

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