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Expert Says Melanoma Clinical Trials Should Include More Patients With Brain Mets

Monday, December 11, 2017 -- Harriet Kluger, MD, discussed the lack of clinical trial inclusion for patients with melanoma who have brain metastases, as well as promising regimens coming down the pike.

Novel compound along with checkpoint inhibitors may enhance immune response in melanoma patients

Saturday, December 09, 2017 -- A novel compound may restore immune response in patients with melanoma, according to a study presented at the ESMO Immuno Oncology Congress 2017.

Researchers find new role for SHARPIN protein in melanoma growth

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 -- Researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery and the Technion in Israel have found a new role for the SHARPIN protein. In addition to being one of three proteins in the linear ubiquitin chain assembly complex, regulating NFκB and other inflammatory molecules, SHARPIN modulates PRMT5, an epigenetic master switch that controls several proteins linked to melanoma. The research was published in The Journal of Clinical Investigation.

Reata Pharmaceuticals Inc Presents Interim Phase 1b Data for Omaveloxolone in the Treatment of Unresectable or Metastatic Melanoma

Monday, December 11, 2017 -- IRVING, Texas, Dec. 11, 2017 -- Reata Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:RETA) (“Reata” or “the Company”), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced the presentation of interim data from the ongoing Phase...

Two Centers from The US Oncology Network Adopt iCADs Xoft Electronic Brachytherapy System for Treatment of Early-Stage Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 -- Prominent cancer centers expand portfolio of patient-centric treatment solutions with Xoft’s innovative, painless, scar-free solution NASHUA, N.H., Dec. 12, 2017 --  iCAD, Inc. (NASDAQ:ICAD), a global medical...

Mid-infrared spectroscopy used to diagnose lymphoma and melanoma

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 -- A blood test using infrared spectroscopy can be used to diagnose two types of cancer...