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May 29, 2016

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May 29, 2016

May 25, 2016 — New research has identified a new regulator of immune responses. The study sheds new light on why T cells fail to clear chronic infections and eliminate ... read more

Investigational CDK4/6 Inhibitor Abemaciclib Is Active Against a Range of Cancer Types

May 23, 2016 — The investigational anticancer therapeutic abemaciclib, which targets CDK4 and CDK6, showed durable clinical activity when given as continuous single-agent therapy to patients with a variety of ... read more

Untreated Sleep Apnea May Be Related to Melanoma Aggressiveness

May 16, 2016 — Untreated severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with increased aggressiveness of malignant cutaneous melanoma, according to the first multicenter prospective study on the relationship ... read more

May 10, 2016 — The enzyme MUS81 cuts DNA in the nucleus of cancer cells, causing the cut DNA to move to the cytoplasm instead of becoming degraded. The out-of-place DNA triggers an immune response against cancer ... read more

May 10, 2016 — When cancer cells are able to block the function of a gene called NLRC5, they are able to evade the immune system and form tumors, according to research. The discovery indicates NLRC5 as a novel ... read more

Apr. 20, 2016 — Using a novel cell culture approach, researchers have discovered critical vulnerabilities in adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC), a rare and lethal glandular cancer with a high recurrence rate and few ... read more

New Treatment for Advanced Melanoma Shows Promise

Apr. 19, 2016 — Researchers examined tumor response and overall survival following administration of the antibody pembrolizumab among patients with advanced ... read more

Preeminent Experts Provide Roadmap for Future Melanoma Research

Apr. 18, 2016 — Melanoma experts have had an in-depth discussion on the current understanding of, and future recommendations for, melanoma ... read more

Longest Follow-Up of Survival After Treatment With Nivolumab

Apr. 18, 2016 — A team of researchers reported today the results of the longest follow-up survival study conducted to date on patients with advanced melanoma who were treated with the PD-1 inhibitor nivolumab. 34 ... read more

Apr. 18, 2016 — Application of sun protection factor 30 sunscreen prior to exposure to ultraviolet-B light delayed melanoma onset in a mouse model of the disease, according to new data. This data suggest that the ... read more

Life-Preserver Microbubbles Float Tumor Cells for Analysis

Apr. 18, 2016 — A new study demonstrates the use of gas microbubbles to selectively attach to and float circulating tumor cells from blood samples, allowing analysis of the isolated ... read more

Macrophages Surrounding Lymph Nodes Block the Progression of Melanoma, Other Cancers

Apr. 11, 2016 — A type of immune cell that appears to block the progress of melanoma and other cancers in animal models has been identified by ... read more

Discovery of CTLA-4 in Dendritic Cells Opens New Possibilities to Fight Cancer

Apr. 8, 2016 — T cells are the 'foot soldiers' that fight cancer inside the body. Cancer cells can fight the foot soldiers back by pushing a brake on the T cells that will turn them off. This ... read more

Is There Association Between MC1R and Melanoma Risk After Controlling for Sun?

Apr. 6, 2016 — There is a well-described association between UV radiation exposure from the sun and the development of melanoma. The development of melanoma independent of sun exposure has only recently been ... read more

Aging Impacts Therapeutic Response of Melanoma Cells

Apr. 4, 2016 — Aged tumor cells in melanoma behave differently than younger tumor cells, according to study results. New research highlights how vital it is to treat melanoma in an age-appropriate manner, ... read more

Mar. 24, 2016 — Biomedical engineering researchers have developed a technique that uses a patch embedded with microneedles to deliver cancer immunotherapy treatment directly to the site of melanoma skin cancer. In ... read more

Breakthrough in Diagnosis of Melanoma Skin Cancer

Mar. 23, 2016 — Researchers have revealed a remarkable link between malignant melanoma and a non-coding RNA gene called SAMMSON. The SAMMSON gene is expressed in human malignant melanoma and, strikingly, the growth ... read more

Mar. 22, 2016 — New research has demonstrated that dozens of these targeted therapies suppressed the activity of T cells that could actually help fight tumors. While studying the FDA-approved targeted therapy ... read more

Neutralizing Tumor Acidic Environment Improves Immune-Targeting Therapies

Mar. 17, 2016 — Cancer cells have the ability to grow in an acidic tumor environment that is detrimental to other cells, including immune cells. In a new article, researchers have reported that neutralizing the ... read more

Mar. 15, 2016 — Smartphone microscopy could enhance the detection of skin cancer in developing countries, new research suggests. When it comes to the diagnosis of cancer, smartphone microscopes are reasonably ... read more

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