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MedPage Today | Dec 17, 2014

The gist: This article is a set of links to some notable melanoma stories published by MedPage Today in 2014. “After several years of dramatic developments in melanoma therapy, 2014 proved to be...

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Advanced Melanoma: The Promise and Shortcomings of Drugs Injected Directly into Tumors

Emma Shtivelman, PhD | 04 Dec 2014

In the past 3 years, the treatment landscape for metastatic melanoma has changed dramatically. We saw the advent of drugs that inhibit mutant BRAF and activate MEK proteins (vemurafenib, dabrafenib, a...

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Cancer Commons Announces Cancer Maps: A New App to Empower Patients with the World’s Collective Knowledge

20 Nov 2014

Seventeen years ago, Cancer Commons founder Marty Tenenbaum, PhD, learned he had melanoma. He leapt into action. He wanted the best treatment options he could possibly find. “When you’re diagnosed, you’re put into this strange new world with no guidance,” Marty said. “You hit the search engines, and you’re just [...]...

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