Melanoma – What’s the Latest?

…dermatologist Jennifer Lin, MD. During the chat, Lin answered questions about the latest in melanoma treatment and prevention. “The bottom line is that UV radiation causes mutations in our genes,…

A Talk with Sam Donaldson, Melanoma Survivor

Sam Donaldson speaking at Dana-Farber on surviving melanoma “I don’t believe that optimism can cure cancer, but I do believe one’s general health around the edges can make a difference.”…

In Check: Attacking Cancer from Many Fronts

…ipilimumab had received FDA approval as a metastatic melanoma therapy. More than 2,000 metastatic melanoma patients have since received it at Dana-Farber and elsewhere, and about 20 percent have benefited…

ASCO 2016 Update: Immunotherapy and Melanoma

…Cancer Institute, recently sat down with other oncologists to break down some of the meeting’s more important findings. Below, he talks with Elizabeth I. Buchbinder, MD, a melanoma specialist, about…

What’s New in Skin Cancer Research?

…called Sezary syndrome. Gains in melanoma treatment More than 73,000 new cases of invasive melanoma will be diagnosed in 2015, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. Melanoma can often…

When Should I See a Dermatologist?

…Does Having More Moles Increase My Risk of Melanoma? Can Kids Get Melanoma? What Parents Need to Know What Is the Link Between Diet and Melanoma? It is also important…

Is Itching a Sign of Cancer?

…the bloodstream into the intestines. The types of gastrointestinal cancer that are most commonly associated with obstructive jaundice include pancreatic cancer, liver cancer, and gallbladder cancer. Melanoma Melanoma is a…