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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.
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

Driving up the immune response at tumor site may help boost immunotherapy

Driving up the immune response at tumor site may help boost immunotherapy

Study helps identify how immune system cells identify and eradicate tumors

Study helps identify how immune system cells identify and eradicate tumors

Study identifies genes that protect ovarian cancer from antitumor immunity

Study identifies genes that protect ovarian cancer from antitumor immunity

Treatment with common allergy medication linked to improved immunotherapy response

Treatment with common allergy medication linked to improved immunotherapy response

Researchers discover molecular mechanism that explains why moles become melanomas

Researchers discover molecular mechanism that explains why moles become melanomas

MIT researchers identify a way to indirectly activate T cells to fight tumors

MIT researchers identify a way to indirectly activate T cells to fight tumors