$1 million grant to RI Hospital M.D. for primary care melanoma screening training program
... million, 2-year Team Science Award grant from the melanoma
Research Alliance to serve as principal ... program for primary care physicians to improve melanoma
screening in primary care. The goal is to develop ... module that will lead to earlier detection of melanoma
and ultimately reduce the number ...
Researchers Identify New Method to Selectively Kill Metastatic Melanoma Cells
... a new method for selectively killing metastatic melanoma
cells, which may lead to new areas for drug development in melanoma
- a cancer that is highly resistant to current ... a new method for selectively killing metastatic melanoma
cells, which may lead to new areas for drug ...
Researchers identify new method to selectively kill metastatic melanoma cells
... a new method for selectively killing metastatic melanoma
cells, which may lead to new areas for drug development in melanoma
a cancer that is highly resistant to current ... of a specific molecular pathway triggers melanoma
cells to begin a process of self-destruction ...
TGen-led team is 1 of 7 selected for $1 million skin-cancer grants
... a $1 million grant to study skin cancer from the melanoma
The grant was made to a ... in the two-year study: Identification of Novel melanoma
Risk Genes Using High-throughput Genomics.
... an ongoing collaboration with the International melanoma
Genetics Consortium (GenoMEL), which has ...
American Academy of Dermatology Commends Reclassification of Tanning Beds as Carcinogenic
... in females, could explain the increasing melanoma
rates for females 15-29 years old. Since 1992, melanoma
has increased 3.1 percent annually in male and ... that there will be about 121,840 new cases of melanoma
Tanning Beds Get Highest Carcinogen Rating
risk rises 75 percent when device use begins ...
Their review concluded that the risk of melanoma
increases by 75 percent when use of tanning beds ... the use of UV-emitting tanning devices and melanoma
of the eye.
The genetic mutation caused by UV ...
Delcath Systems Provides Update on Progress
... Patients for Enrollment in Phase III Metastatic melanoma
Since Late April, Enrolled an ... enrollment milestones in our Phase III Metastatic melanoma
Trial. Based on recent trends, we continue to be ... to costs associated with the Phase III Metastatic melanoma
Trial. The Company recorded a derivative ...
NeoGenomics Enters into Strategic Supply Agreement with Abbott for Development of a Melanoma Cancer Test
... probes to develop and commercialize a test for melanoma
diagnosis in the United States. Once the probes ... approximately 68,000 new cases of invasive melanoma
will be diagnosed this year in the United States. melanoma
typically starts as an abnormal mole on the skin ...
Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology
... against GRP as well as suppressed the growth of melanoma
cells. Additionally, researchers intravenously ... vaccine suppress the proliferation and growth of melanoma
tumors in mice," say the researchers. "The ... gastrin-releasing peptide inhibit murine melanoma
growth in vitro. Clinical and Vaccine ...
Moles and melanoma -- researchers find genetic links to skin cancer
... Julia Newton Bishop and Tim Bishop of the melanoma
Genetics Consortium (GenoMEL) at the University ... comparing those who have been diagnosed with melanoma
to those who do not have the disease.
... which genes were most significant in developing melanoma
a disease which causes the overwhelming majority ...
Australian researchers identify genes that cause melanoma
... same two genes increased the risk of developing melanoma
the most deadly form of skin cancer.
"These are the first genes found to increase melanoma
risk by influencing the number of moles a person ... improves our understanding of the genetics of melanoma
and therefore the molecular pathways that lead to ...
The GenoMEL project identifies a new region of the genome associated with the risk of melanoma
... Genetics , have found a link between the risk of melanoma
and two regions associated with skin pigmentation ... 4336 control subjects and 1650 patients with melanoma
and probable unknown genetic susceptibility. That is, patients with familial melanoma, multiple melanoma
First Day of Summer Has Come: Enjoy the Summer Sunshine Without Putting Yourself at Risk
... Elizabeth Moore describes her experience with melanoma
(the deadliest skin cancer) and how the disease ... to toe every month
The risk of developing melanoma
doubles if you have had 5 or more sunburns
Your chance of getting melanoma
increases significantly if you've already had a ...
New Study Says Purported Melanoma Epidemic is Vastly Overstated
... as the likely cause of apparent uptick in melanoma
WASHINGTON, June 22 ... United Kingdom has concluded that the much-hyped melanoma
"epidemic" is unlikely to be real.
The study attributed the increase in melanoma
diagnoses to heightened sensitivity and caution ...
Ortho Biotech Oncology Research & Development Announces Collaboration with National Cancer Institute to Develop Novel Cell Therapies to Treat Cancer
... show that this technology holds promise in melanoma
patients and also has the potential to work in ... Rosenberg's lab will conduct a clinical trial in melanoma
patients using Ortho Biotech Oncology Research ... in the development of immunotherapies for melanoma
and other cancers, as well as a strong track ...
Vaccine shows therapeutic promise against advanced melanoma
... and chair of M. D. Anderson's Department of melanoma
Medical Oncology, presented the findings on ...
According to the American Cancer Society, melanoma
has one of the fastest growing incidence rates of ... in the U.S. are projected to be diagnosed with melanoma
and 8,650 will likely die from the disease. The ...
Immune-Based Lymphoma Treatment Shows Promise
... another cancer vaccine -- this one for advanced melanoma
-- also produced promising results, marking the ... said study senior author Dr. Patrick Hwu, melanoma
chief at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson ... Gasthuisberg Leuven, Belgium; Patrick Hwu, M.D., melanoma
chief, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer ...
Experts Optimistic About Melanoma Vaccine
... May 30 (HealthDay News) --A vaccine for advanced melanoma
has shown promise in a new study.
is the most serious type of skin cancer. The five year-survival rates for local and metastatic melanoma
are 65 percent and 16 percent, respectively. In ...
Pitt melanoma researchers present novel findings at ASCO
... have identified eight genes that help predict a melanoma
patient's response to treatment. The new findings ... 70,000 people will be diagnosed with metastatic melanoma
this year," said principal investigator Hussein ... of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and with UPCI's melanoma
Program. "This form of cancer is aggressive and ...
BioVex To Announce Updated Survival Data From a Phase II Clinical Study of OncoVEX GM-CSF in Metastatic Melanoma at The 2009 American Society of Clinical Oncology Meeting
... data from its Phase II study in metastatic melanoma
will be presented at the 2009 American Society of ... June 1, 2009 from 8:00am - 12:00pm EDT during the melanoma
poster session located in Level 2, West Hall C. ... with Stage IIIc (10 patients) and Stage IV melanoma
(40 patients) who were treated with OncoVEX ...
NYU Langone Medical Center's tip sheet to the 45th Annual Meeting of ASCO
... drug is promising in animal studies of metastatic melanoma
Seth J. Orlow, M.D., Ph.D., the Samuel ... inhibited the growth and progression of human melanoma
tumors grafted in mice. The researchers observed ... of a key protein that normally promotes melanoma
survival and a concomitant 81 percent increase in ...
The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention Encourages Everyone to Protect Your Skin Today and Every Day
... hats in the suitcase. The incidence of melanoma
(the most fatal of skin cancers) continues to ... occurs after a lifetime of exposure, and yet, melanoma
is the second most common form of cancer for ... premier researchers, clinicians and advocates for melanoma
and skin cancer prevention.
(1) LAG Ries, ...
Early Detection of Melanoma Plus Regular Skin Exams is Vital For Beating Disease
... faces a grim diagnosis: stage IV metastatic melanoma
. As the drama unfolds, viewers get a glimpse at ... this type of prognosis is devastating and leaves melanoma
patients with few options for beating this ... minutes). But dermatologists agree that when melanoma
is diagnosed in its earliest, most treatable ...
Dermatologists Encourage People to Screen the One You Love for Skin Cancer
... Dermatology introduces new "E" tool for detecting melanoma
SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 4 ... the warning signs of skin cancer, especially melanoma
(the deadliest form of skin cancer), the Academy is adopting the revised ABCDs of melanoma
Detection by adding an "E" for evolving.
Consumer Alert: Dermatologists Warn Skin Cancer is an Equal-Opportunity Health Threat
... School of Medicine, reported the incidence of melanoma
(the deadliest form of skin cancer) among ... including melanoma.
Increasing Rates of melanoma
in People of Color
According to estimates ... the American Cancer Society, one American dies of melanoma
almost every hour (every 62 minutes). ...
Melanoma Organization Launches Digital Resources
Research Foundation leverages online tools to reach consumers during melanoma
HILLSBOROUGH, N.J., May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of melanoma
Awareness Month this May, ...
Topical cream studied as way to treat skin cancer without the knife
... ST. LOUIS In a case study of a type of melanoma
skin cancer typically found on chronically ... , looked at two cases of the most common type of melanoma
of the head and neck, lentigo maligna (LM), a ... precedes the more invasive form, lentigo maligna melanoma
(LMM), and the progression of LM to LMM typically ...
Kids Given Photos of Sunburn Damage Covered Up Better
... aged 11 to 13 from Quincy, Mass., which had a melanoma
rate higher than expected from 1999 to 2003.
... of cases. There will be about 47,700 new cases of melanoma
in this country this year, according to the ...
The Children's melanoma
Prevention Foundation has more on protecting ...
Genes Hike Melanoma Risk Even in Those Who Tan Well
... tan easily at more than twice the risk of getting melanoma
as those with similar complexions who don't have ...
The researchers examined 779 people with melanoma
at the Pigmented Lesion Clinic at the University ... a about a threefold greater risk of developing melanoma
than did those with dark eyes but no variant. ...
Dark hair? Don't burn? Your genes may still put you at risk for melanoma
... suggests that the traditional risk factors for melanoma
may not be as helpful in predicting risk in all ... genetic variants in MC1R could help to predict melanoma
risk in people who are not usually classified as ... discussing genetic factors as part of the overall melanoma
For the current study, ...
Older Men Need to Take Closer Look for Melanomas
... Health, and a co-author of one of two reports on melanoma
in older men that appears in the April issue of the Archives of Dermatology .
Detecting a melanoma
early, while it is thin, is an essential first ...
There will be more than 62,000 cases of melanoma
diagnosed in the United States this year, the ....
JCI online early table of contents: April 6, 2009
... Colucci and Ennio Carbone, found that human melanoma
cell lines derived from lymph node metastases ... human cell lines, mouse spontaneous melanomas and melanoma
cell lines both expressed proteins that bound ... interaction of DNAM-1 and NCRs with proteins on melanoma
cells reduced NK cellmediated killing of human ...
MoleSafe USA Opens Second Location in Albuquerque, New Mexico
... MoleSafe originated in New Zealand, which is the melanoma
capital of the world. The company is scheduled to ... detection program is utilized by more than 40 melanoma
screening centers around the world. To date, ... Center and other top institutions in the U.S. for melanoma
research and study. Additionally, clinical ...
Gene Screen Could Help Spot Melanoma
... News) -- Identifying the differences between melanoma
skin cancer and a harmless mole can still be a ... may help distinguish between the two lesions.
is the deadliest form of skin cancer. Standard ... of dermatology at UCSF and director of the melanoma
Center at the UCSF Helen Diller Family ...
New strategy developed to diagnose melanoma
... and practicality of a multi-biomarker approach to melanoma
diagnosis, said Mohammed Kashani-Sabet, MD, professor of dermatology at UCSF and director of the melanoma
Center at the UCSF Helen Diller Family ... will appear in a future print issue of PNAS.
is the deadliest form of skin cancer. It can ...
Gene Test May ID Younger Women at Risk for Melanoma
... with a nearly fourfold increased risk of melanoma
in women under the age of 50 has been identified ... steps," he said.
In their study of 227 melanoma
patients, Polsky and colleagues found that more ... corresponded to a 3.89-fold increased risk of melanoma
among women younger than 50, the researchers ....
Also in the March 24 JNCI
... Identifies Possible Prognostic Markers in melanoma
and Need for Better Methodology
A systematic ... associated with clinical outcome in early-stage melanoma
patients. However, the review also revealed that ... studies.
Some patients with early stage melanoma
can be treated with surgery alone. However, ...
NYU study finds new risk factor for melanoma in younger women
... may have found a more potent risk factor for melanoma
than blistering sunburns, freckling, or family ... variation leads to a nearly four-fold increase of melanoma
in women under the age of 50. The new study was ... Cancer Society.
For largely unknown reasons, melanoma
is more common among women than men under the age ...
Gold Nanospheres Show Promise in 'Boiling' Out Cancer
... that using microscopic gold particles that target melanoma
cells and then "boil" them when exposed to ... uses gold nanospheres guided directly to the melanoma
cells by a special protein fragment called a ... tissue alone.
Studies done on mice with melanoma
tumors found the peptide-laced nanoparticles were ...
Dr. James F. Pingpank to Present at the Sixth International Symposium on Melanoma and Other Cutaneous Malignancies on March 13- 14, 2009 in New York City
... System(TM) and the Company's Phase III Metastatic melanoma
Study, currently enrolling at eleven leading ... patients with metastatic cutaneous and ocular melanoma
who have unresectable tumors in the liver. The ... stated, "Delcath's pivotal Phase III Metastatic melanoma
Study has experienced significant momentum over ...