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Melanoma is a form of cancer that begins in melanocytes (cells that make the pigment melanin). It may begin in a mole (skin melanoma), but can also begin in other pigmented tissues, such as in the eye or in the intestines.
Antibiotics deplete intestinal flora and weaken the immune response

Antibiotics deplete intestinal flora and weaken the immune response

Researchers develop targeted immunotherapy to destroy tumor cells

Researchers develop targeted immunotherapy to destroy tumor cells

Researchers find active protein in tumor cells might help in new cancer treatments

Researchers find active protein in tumor cells might help in new cancer treatments

New computer model helps identify mutations that drive tumor growth

New computer model helps identify mutations that drive tumor growth

Researchers created ultrasound-guided microbubbles to enhance immunotherapy performance

Researchers created ultrasound-guided microbubbles to enhance immunotherapy performance

Cancer biomarkers relying on methylation could forecast tumor type

Cancer biomarkers relying on methylation could forecast tumor type

Research sheds light on mechanism for skin cell death, likely to help treat cancer

Research sheds light on mechanism for skin cell death, likely to help treat cancer

Study shows the role of mucosal-associated invariant T cell in mucosal melanomas patients

Study shows the role of mucosal-associated invariant T cell in mucosal melanomas patients

Vitamin E can reinvigorate dendritic cells to enhance immunotherapy responses

Vitamin E can reinvigorate dendritic cells to enhance immunotherapy responses

Spatial maps offer insights into the battle between melanoma cells and immune cells

Spatial maps offer insights into the battle between melanoma cells and immune cells

Proteins surrounding organs and tissues switch off natural killer cells’ “killer” function, study finds

Proteins surrounding organs and tissues switch off natural killer cells’ “killer” function, study finds

Study shows how the release of T-cell cytokine combined with fatty acid leads to ferroptosis

Study shows how the release of T-cell cytokine combined with fatty acid leads to ferroptosis

Study uncovers genomic drivers and therapeutic vulnerabilities of transformed cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

Study uncovers genomic drivers and therapeutic vulnerabilities of transformed cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

Microbes hindering cancer therapy seem to play a bigger role than helpful ones

Microbes hindering cancer therapy seem to play a bigger role than helpful ones

TGen collaborates with Deepcell to employ AI for analyzing single cell morphology

TGen collaborates with Deepcell to employ AI for analyzing single cell morphology

CNIO researchers design new platform to test drugs for possible use in brain metastases

CNIO researchers design new platform to test drugs for possible use in brain metastases

Illumina partners with centers across France to advance a precision medicine approach for patients with late-stage cancer

Illumina partners with centers across France to advance a precision medicine approach for patients with late-stage cancer

Novel technology combats cancer more quickly and efficiently

Novel technology combats cancer more quickly and efficiently

Study shows how skin cells act as a firewall against cancer

Study shows how skin cells act as a firewall against cancer

Olfactory receptor gene may drive breast cancer metastasis to the brain

Olfactory receptor gene may drive breast cancer metastasis to the brain