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  • Dr. Jennifer Lin discussed a bill proposed by Massachusetts lawmakers that would bar anyone under age 18 from using tanning beds.

Tags: Melanoma, Prevention

  • Research led by Dr. Levi Garraway and published in Nature offers a new approach to studying drug resistance in cancer. 

Tags: BasicResearch, DrugResistance, Melanoma

  • Eddie Burke and his three children were treated at Dana-Farber for cancer. To give back, he and his family have raised millions of dollars for the Jimmy Fund. 

Tags: JimmyFund, Melanoma, StemCellTransplant, Development

  • Dr. Glenn Dranoff talks about a Phase I clinical trial of an implantable vaccine to treat melanoma, the most lethal form of skin cancer. 

Tags: BasicResearch, Melanoma

  • Dana-Farber researchers, including Dr. Levi Garraway, have identified two highly "recurrent" mutations that may be the most common mutations in melanoma cells found to date.

Tags: Melanoma

  • Dana-Farber researchers, including Dr. Levi Garraway, have identified two mutations that collectively occur in many malignant melanoma tumors. These highly "recurrent" mutations may be the most common mutations in melanoma cells found to date.

Tags: Melanoma

  • Dr. F. Stephen Hodi led a clinical trial study that found patients with metastatic melanoma who were treated with ipilimumab, survived 50 percent longer if they simultaneously received an immune stimulant.

     

Tags: Melanoma

  • Customized cancer treatment is getting closer to reality, as researchers have come up with single drugs that can treat many different kinds of cancers. One example is Kevetrin, now in Phase I clinical trials at Dana-Farber.

Tags: Melanoma, Nutrition, Prevention

  • Dr. Jennifer Lin discussed the new FDA regulations for tanning beds.

Tags: Melanoma, SkinCancer

  • Dr. Elizabeth Buchbinder discussed former president Jimmy Carter’s announcement that he has been diagnosed with melanoma and the latest treatment options available.

Tags: Melanoma

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