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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.
Research may provide better tools for designing personalized protocols for cancer patients

Research may provide better tools for designing personalized protocols for cancer patients

New method developed to address failures in promising anti-cancer drug

New method developed to address failures in promising anti-cancer drug

B-cell subtypes play essential role in immune response to melanoma

B-cell subtypes play essential role in immune response to melanoma

B cells may play an important role in immunotherapy for melanoma

B cells may play an important role in immunotherapy for melanoma

SkinVision algorithm detects 95% of skin cancer, study finds

SkinVision algorithm detects 95% of skin cancer, study finds

'Protein mapping' approach reveals why metastatic melanoma patients do not respond to immunotherapy

'Protein mapping' approach reveals why metastatic melanoma patients do not respond to immunotherapy

New gold-based molecules more effective at killing cancer cells with fewer toxic side effects

New gold-based molecules more effective at killing cancer cells with fewer toxic side effects

Cosmetic appearance after skin cancer therapy may differ based on treatment type

Cosmetic appearance after skin cancer therapy may differ based on treatment type

Novel immunotherapy method could overcome tumor immunity

Novel immunotherapy method could overcome tumor immunity

Skin patch delivers melanoma medication in one minute

Skin patch delivers melanoma medication in one minute

Researchers discover new way to stop inflammation in the lungs due to sepsis, injury

Researchers discover new way to stop inflammation in the lungs due to sepsis, injury

Super-powered immune cells to attack tumors

Super-powered immune cells to attack tumors

New study reveals mechanism of ultraviolet-induced skin breakdown

New study reveals mechanism of ultraviolet-induced skin breakdown

New study provides a better understanding of Merkel cell carcinoma

New study provides a better understanding of Merkel cell carcinoma

Study identifies key epigenetic regulator that controls skin cell turnover

Study identifies key epigenetic regulator that controls skin cell turnover

Cancer survivors could be at greater risk of cardiovascular diseases

Cancer survivors could be at greater risk of cardiovascular diseases

Ohio University scientists win $1.7 million grant for research on non-melanoma skin cancers

Ohio University scientists win $1.7 million grant for research on non-melanoma skin cancers

Study: Blocking inflammatory pathway could prevent melanoma brain metastasis

Study: Blocking inflammatory pathway could prevent melanoma brain metastasis

Study uncovers potential new treatment approach for lung cancer

Study uncovers potential new treatment approach for lung cancer

HCI unveils new mobile outreach vehicle to offer education, cancer screening services

HCI unveils new mobile outreach vehicle to offer education, cancer screening services