Data from multiple sources - Curated by Toby Galbraith - Last updated 06 June 2017

Melanomas of skin

Although it is one of the rarer forms of skin cancer, melanoma is responsible for a disproportionate amount of mortality. Its incidence has been increasing over time, and is

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Latest news articles

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Interim analysis of NCI Phase III study of Yervoy (ipilimumab) in high risk patients with stage III or resectable stage IV melanoma.- BMS

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company announced results of an interim descriptive analysis from an ongoing National Cancer Institute (NCI) Phase III randomized...

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Array BioPharma Inc.,withdraws from the FDA, binimetinib monotherapy for the treatment of NRAS-mutant melanoma.

Array BioPharma Inc. announced that it has withdrawn from the FDA Division of Oncology Products its new drug application (NDA)...

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Breakthrough Cancer Pain Learning Zone

Invitation to watch the online broadcast of the BeCOn OWN event 'Shifting paradigms in BTcP management' on June 16 2017.

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Hyperammonaemia

Hyperammonaemia can result in serious neurological damage or death. Could you recognise the signs and symptoms?

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Guidelines

Melanoma: assessment and management

This guideline covers the assessment and management of melanoma (a type of skin cancer) in children, young people and adults....

Added 2 years ago

Cutaneous melanoma: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up

Cutaneous melanoma is the most common type of melanoma, and UV exposure is one of the main risk factors. The...

Added 2 years ago

Revised U.K. guidelines for the management of cutaneous melanoma.

This is an updated guideline prepared for the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) Clinical Standards Unit, made up of the Therapy & Guidelines Subcommittee (T&G) and the Audit & Clinical Standards Subcommittee (A&CS).

Added 7 days ago

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Journal articles

Nivolumab plus ipilimumab in advanced melanoma.

In patients with melanoma, ipilimumab (an antibody against cytotoxic T-lymphocyte–associated antigen 4 [CTLA-4]) prolongs overall survival, and nivolumab...

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High response rate after intratumoral treatment with interleukin-2: results from a phase 2 study in 51 patients with metastasized melanoma.

Systemic high-dose interleukin-2 (IL-2) achieved long-term survival in a subset of patients with advanced melanoma.

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Targeting BRAF in advanced melanoma: a first step toward manageable disease.

Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer and its incidence has been increasing.

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