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Hairdressers Can Learn How To Spot Melanoma : Shots - Health ... - NPR



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Hairdressers Can Learn How To Spot Melanoma : Shots - Health ... 
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It's hard to check for skin changes on the scalp, and that's one body part that hairdressers see every day. Researchers found that they improved their ability to spot scary stuff after brief training.

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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 ...

 


Could targeting this gene stop melanoma from spreading? - Medical News Today



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Could targeting this gene stop melanoma from spreading? 
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"Although new therapies have shown effectiveness against melanoma, a majority of patients either do not respond to these therapies or develop resistance," explains Ceol. But the new findings bring much-needed hope. Ceol and his team discovered a gene ...
UMMS scientists identify gene associated with metastatic melanoma EurekAlert (press release)

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Novel compound restores immune response in patients with melanoma - Science Daily



Novel compound restores immune response in patients with melanoma 
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"Checkpoint inhibitors are a standard of care immunotherapy for metastatic melanoma," said lead author Dr Sapna Patel, Assistant Professor, Department of Melanoma Medical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, US. "However ...

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Gene associated with metastatic melanoma identified - Science Daily



Gene associated with metastatic melanoma identified 
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"Melanoma is an aggressive cancer and the most deadly form of skin cancer," said Ceol. "Although new therapies have shown effectiveness against melanoma, a majority of patients either do not respond to these therapies or develop resistance. What is so ...
Scientists Discover Gene That May Cause Melanoma to Metastasize AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

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Family members without inherited mutation have increased risk of ... - EurekAlert (press release)



Family members without inherited mutation have increased risk of ... 
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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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Role of melanoma-promoting protein revealed - Yale News



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Role of melanoma-promoting protein revealed 
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In a new study, Yale researchers describe the role of a protein that promotes growth of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. The gene, MELK, encodes a protein kinase ? an enzyme that modifies other proteins ? and is over-expressed in melanoma ...

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Genes associated with progression of melanoma are identified - EurekAlert (press release)



Genes associated with progression of melanoma are identified 
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When researchers at the University of São Paulo (USP) in Brazil treated human melanoma cell lines with a synthetic compound similar to curcumin, one of the pigments that give turmeric (Curcuma longa) its orange color, they identified genes with altered ...

 


Metastatic Melanoma - News-Medical.net



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Metastatic Melanoma 
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Melanoma is a type of skin cancer. 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 ...

 


What Do Racially Ambivalent Lizards, Amy Winehouse, Canonical Amino Acids and Melanoma Have In Common? - American Council on Science and Health



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What Do Racially Ambivalent Lizards, Amy Winehouse, Canonical Amino Acids and Melanoma Have In Common? 
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Yang Zhou, et. al., J. Med. Chem., 2017, 60 (22), pp 9320?9329 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.7b01295 (University of Arizona Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry). Most people brave enough to try to read this will probably understand approximately one ...