Scientists develop new approach to combat treatment-resistant melanoma

Researchers from the Centenary Institute have developed a new approach to fighting melanomas that fail to respond – or are resistant – to standard treatments. The deadliest form of skin cancer, melanoma is responsible for more than 1,700 deaths each year in Australia. Dr Abdullah Al Emran. Image Credit: Centenary Institute In their pre-clinical study, the researchers found that use […]

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Study 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. They are mostly found in sun-exposed areas; however, they also can be found in sun-protected areas, such as the palms, soles of feet and nail beds, where they are known as acral nevi. While the mutation profile of nevi in sun-exposed areas is well […]

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A collaborative effort to evaluate treatment of liver and pancreatic tumors

HOUSTON, DENVER and CHICAGO ? The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and TriSalus Life Sciences today announced a strategic research collaboration to evaluate the treatment of tumors of the pancreas and liver by integrating interventional delivery of SD-101, an investigational toll-like receptor 9 (TLR9) agonist, in combination with checkpoint inhibition immunotherapy. Under the agreement, MD Anderson and TriSalus […]

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Research provides insights on why redheads exhibit altered sensitivity to pain

New research led by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) provides insights on why people with red hair exhibit altered sensitivity to certain kinds of pain. The findings are published in Science Advances. In people with red hair (as in numerous other species of animals with red fur), the pigment-producing cells of the skin–called melanocytes–contain a variant form of the […]

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Cancer patients treated with immunotherapy at high risk of developing thrombotic complications

In a study recently published in the leading journal "Blood", Florian Moik and Cihan Ay from the Division of Hematology and Hemastasology of the Department of Medicine I of MedUni Vienna/Vienna General Hospital, working in collaboration with the Division of Oncology, the Department of Dermatology and the dispensary of Vienna General Hospital, provided preliminary data on the incidence, risk factors […]

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Forty-three percent of melanoma patients have chronic complications from immunotherapies

Chronic side effects among melanoma survivors after treatment with anti-PD-1 immunotherapies are more common than previously recognized, according to a study published March 25 in JAMA Oncology. The chronic complications, which occurred in 43% of patients, affected the joints and endocrine system most commonly, and less often involved salivary glands, eyes, peripheral nerves and other organs. These complications may be […]

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Zelboraf

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. ROCZELBO10320 pronounced (ZEL-bor-af) contains the active ingredient vemurafenib Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about Zelboraf tablets. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. All […]

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Super-Resolution Microscopy vs. Electron Microscopy

Skip to: Super-Resolution Microscopy Electron Microscopy Disadvantages of Electron Microscopy SRM vs. EM: Two Powerful Tools for the Researcher Conventional light microscopy has its limits. Light, being a wave, is subject to diffraction which severely limits the size of structures one can resolve. To be able to observe parts of an organism smaller than this, other techniques need to be […]

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