Skin Cancer - Study describes differences between mutation profile of acral nevi and acral melanoma
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Although spending time outdoors has many benefits including reducing stress, exposing skin to the rays of the sun can raise the risk of skin cancer.
 
   Study describes differences between mutation profile of acral nevi and acral melanomaStudy describes differences between mutation profile of acral nevi and acral melanoma
 
Melanocytic nevi, or moles, are nonmalignant growths that arise from pigment producing cells of the skin.
 
   Study: Turning off molecular switch could help treat melanomaStudy: Turning off molecular switch could help treat melanoma
 
Melanoma accounts for only about 1% of skin cancers but leads to most of the skin cancer-related deaths.
 
   Lymphangiogenesis predicts favorable outcomes to immunotherapyLymphangiogenesis predicts favorable outcomes to immunotherapy
 
Oncotarget published "Mutually exclusive lymphangiogenesis or perineural infiltration in human skin squamous-cell carcinoma" which reported that although tumor-associated lymphangiogenesis correlates with metastasis and poor prognosis in several cancers, it also supports T cell infiltration into the tumor and predicts favorable outcome to immunotherapy.