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Protein Markers Predict Risk of Melanoma Recurrence

( -- A new prognostic tool that can determine the risk of recurrence in melanoma patients has been developed by researchers at Yale Cancer Center. The technology, based on five proteins expressed in melanoma tissue, ...

dateDec 03, 2009 in Cancer
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Protein targeted to stop melanoma tumor growth

Halting the growth of melanoma tumors by targeting the MIC-1 protein that promotes blood vessel development in tumors may lead to better treatment of this invasive and deadly cancer, according to Penn State College of Medicine ...

dateDec 09, 2010 in Cancer
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FDA approves new drug for advanced melanoma

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the use of ipilimumab for the treatment of previously treated metastatic melanoma. It is the first drug approved for metastatic, or advanced, melanoma is more than a decade.

dateMar 25, 2011 in Cancer
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