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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.
Gene-based blood test may predict treatment success in people with metastatic melanoma

Gene-based blood test may predict treatment success in people with metastatic melanoma

Scientists use new approach to avert drug resistance in glioblastomas

Scientists use new approach to avert drug resistance in glioblastomas

Researchers program genome tool to target specific histone proteins

Researchers program genome tool to target specific histone proteins

Fecal microbiota transplant helps cancer patients respond to immunotherapy

Fecal microbiota transplant helps cancer patients respond to immunotherapy

Breast cancer-on-a-chip for rapid screening of immunotherapeutic drugs

Breast cancer-on-a-chip for rapid screening of immunotherapeutic drugs

Targeting glycoprotein could improve response to immune checkpoint therapy

Targeting glycoprotein could improve response to immune checkpoint therapy

Genetic changes in tumors could help predict patient's response to immunotherapy drugs

Genetic changes in tumors could help predict patient's response to immunotherapy drugs

Unique proteomics-based technology can help diagnose breast cancer more accurately

Unique proteomics-based technology can help diagnose breast cancer more accurately

Functions of gamma delta T cells are regulated by sugars and fat Gene, shows study

Functions of gamma delta T cells are regulated by sugars and fat Gene, shows study

Researchers identify a vital protein needed to regulate anti-tumor immune response

Researchers identify a vital protein needed to regulate anti-tumor immune response

Research sheds new light on immune system interactions with cancer

Research sheds new light on immune system interactions with cancer

New combination therapy could be effective in treating aggressive cancers with common mutations

New combination therapy could be effective in treating aggressive cancers with common mutations

Study reveals new target to make breast cancer more sensitive to immunotherapy

Study reveals new target to make breast cancer more sensitive to immunotherapy

Obesity allows cancer cells to outcompete tumor-killing immune cells, study finds

Obesity allows cancer cells to outcompete tumor-killing immune cells, study finds

Study confirms that telomere shortening helps prevent cancer in humans

Study confirms that telomere shortening helps prevent cancer in humans

Study: Benefits of immunotherapy can be improved by boosting stem cell activity

Study: Benefits of immunotherapy can be improved by boosting stem cell activity

Scientists discover new functions of key cellular machine involved in human cancers

Scientists discover new functions of key cellular machine involved in human cancers

Study outlines transient prospective stages in development of neural crest cells

Study outlines transient prospective stages in development of neural crest cells

New method to improve preclinical evaluation of CAR-T cell therapies

New method to improve preclinical evaluation of CAR-T cell therapies

MUSC researchers demonstrate polarized Th17 cells can effectively eradicate tumors

MUSC researchers demonstrate polarized Th17 cells can effectively eradicate tumors