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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.
Scientists develop new design principles to improve cancer vaccines

Scientists develop new design principles to improve cancer vaccines

Novel adoptive T cell receptor therapy shows promising results for patients with solid tumors

Novel adoptive T cell receptor therapy shows promising results for patients with solid tumors

Persistent tumor mutation load may help predict outcome of novel immunotherapies

Persistent tumor mutation load may help predict outcome of novel immunotherapies

Improving cancer immunotherapies with bioengineered synthetic gene circuits

Improving cancer immunotherapies with bioengineered synthetic gene circuits

Different cancers carry distinctive genetic signatures

Different cancers carry distinctive genetic signatures

New approach to clear early stage pre-cancerous tumor cells

New approach to clear early stage pre-cancerous tumor cells

New tool advances potential means to deliver gene therapy

New tool advances potential means to deliver gene therapy

Delicate strategy employed by pathogens to suppress pyroptosis

Delicate strategy employed by pathogens to suppress pyroptosis

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