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New hope for melanoma patients

(PhysOrg.com) -- A therapy that multiplies the effect of a natural disease-fighting antibody has extended the lives of patients with metastatic melanoma in a large, international clinical trial. The study’s researchers ...

dateJun 07, 2010 in Cancer
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Drug boosts survival in major skin cancer study

(AP) -- Researchers have scored the first big win against melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. An experimental drug significantly improved survival in a major study of people with very advanced disease.

dateJun 05, 2010 in Cancer
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Vaccine hope for skin cancer sufferers

Nottingham scientists have been given the green light to test a vaccine which they hope could reverse, and even cure malignant melanoma, the most deadly type of skin cancer.

dateMay 26, 2010 in Cancer
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Steering around skin cancer

If Dr. Scott Fosko had his way, truckers would slather on sunscreen as routinely as they log their miles. As National Skin Cancer Awareness month rolls by and the sun's rays get stronger, Fosko, chairman of dermatology at ...

dateMay 14, 2010 in Cancer
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