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Adolescent acne is not linked to malignant melanoma in men - Clinical Advisor



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Adolescent acne is not linked to malignant melanoma in men 
Clinical Advisor
No association exists between acne in late adolescence in men and risk for development of subsequent malignant melanoma (MM), according to results from a recent Swedish registry-based cohort study published in Cancer Epidemiology. A total of 242,096 ...

 


Family members without inherited mutation have increased risk of melanoma - Science Daily



Family members without inherited mutation have increased risk of melanoma 
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Malignant melanoma of the skin is one of the fastest increasing cancer types in the West. The main risk factors for melanoma are UV light exposure and hereditary factors. It is therefore relatively common for the afflicted to have family members with ...

 


Pushing the boundaries of melanoma border detection - Medical Xpress



Pushing the boundaries of melanoma border detection 
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Brunel's Khalid Eltayef, Yongmin Li and Xiaohui Liu have developed a fully automated, two-stage method for melanoma border detection which is more accurate than all previous techniques. First, hair and other artefacts in the images are detected and ...

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Blood test could warn of return of skin cancer - BioNews



Blood test could warn of return of skin cancer 
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UK scientists say they are closer to developing an 'early warning system' for the return of cancer in patients using a simple blood test. A study in 161 patients with malignant melanoma found a blood test for specific gene mutations was predictive of ...

 


Ipilimumab Effective in Adolescents With Advanced Melanoma - OncLive



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Ipilimumab Effective in Adolescents With Advanced Melanoma 
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Ipilimumab (Yervoy) was associated with a 1-year overall survival (OS) rate of 75% in adolescent patients with stage III/IV unresectable malignant melanoma. Ipilimumab is approved for adult patients, but there is little data regarding the safety and ...

 


Family members who do not carry inherited mutation have higher risk of melanoma - News-Medical.net



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Family members who do not carry inherited mutation have higher risk of melanoma 
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In families who carry certain inherited mutations that increase the risk for melanoma, members who do not carry the mutation also have an increased risk of melanoma, a study from Karolinska Institutet published in Genetics in Medicine reports. The ...

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Metastatic Melanoma - News-Medical.net



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Metastatic Melanoma 
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When melanoma spreads to other parts of the body, it's called metastatic melanoma, or stage IV melanoma. Some common sites for metastatic melanoma are the liver, lungs, bones, and brain. Melanoma is a cancer of pigment-producing cells, melanocytes ...

 


Simple blood test could reveal return of skin cancer - The Independent



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Simple blood test could reveal return of skin cancer 
The Independent
Survival rates for skin cancer patients could be significantly improved thanks to an ?early warning? blood test which provides a simple way of detecting if the disease is about to return. UK researchers have found a way to test blood for circulating ...
Blood test could predict skin cancer's return Cancer Research UK
The blood test that could be a lifesaver for skin cancer patients Get The Gloss

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Researchers determine 'sweet spot' could enhance diagnosis of melanoma skin lesions - News-Medical.net



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Researchers determine 'sweet spot' could enhance diagnosis of melanoma skin lesions 
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Melanoma is a particularly deadly form of skin cancer when left undiagnosed. In the United States alone, there were an estimated 76,380 new cases of melanoma and an estimated 6,750 deaths due to melanoma in 2016. Malignant melanoma and benign skin ...

 


'I watched her take her last breath': Furious dad of woman, 29, who died from melanoma slams the doctors who failed ... - Daily Mail



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'I watched her take her last breath': Furious dad of woman, 29, who died from melanoma slams the doctors who failed ... 
Daily Mail
The father of a woman who died from cancer after two separate doctors failed to diagnose her has opened up about his final moments with the 29-year-old. Leah Debono lost her battle with the melanoma, an aggressive skin cancer, in January this year ...
Ben Debono shares heartbreak of losing wife Leah to aggressive melanoma NEWS.com.au
Woman told she was cancer free dies three months after wedding from malignant tumour The Independent
?I watched her take her last breath?? Family slam doctors after daughter, 29, dies of melanoma Now To Love
Metro  -9news.com.au 
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