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2014-09-04 16:28:00

Statement from Tim Turnham, Executive Director, Melanoma Research Foundation WASHINGTON, Sept.

2011-08-17 09:34:00

Decision Opens New Doors to Long-Awaited Combination Trials WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Melanoma patients who have long faced a bleak treatment landscape are gaining a new approach for treating the deadliest form of skin cancer.

2011-06-02 01:13:23

Genetic analysis of the tumors from patients with advanced melanoma can clue researchers in to how well patients will respond to a therapy that targets the growth-promoting protein called BRAF, a researcher from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania will report on Monday, June 6 at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

2010-06-06 07:51:49

The combination of two different chemotherapies and a previously approved treatment for kidney and liver cancers is not effective against advanced melanoma.

2010-05-18 04:30:00

LONDON, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- There are only two FDA/EMEA approved drugs currently available for treating advanced melanoma. The available drugs, however, are not completely effective and have adverse effects.

2009-11-03 10:00:00

Patient advocacy group, research community and pharmaceutical companies join forces for new breakthroughs in treatment; clinical trials to begin in 2010 HILLSBOROUGH, N.J., Nov.

2009-07-01 16:07:31

Researchers at the Moores UCSD Cancer Center are injecting a modified herpes virus into melanoma tumors, hoping to kill the cancer cells while also bolstering the body's immune defenses against the disease.

2009-05-28 05:30:00

- Update from Advanced Breast Cancer and Melanoma Studies - Conference Call to be Hosted on Wednesday, June 3, 2009 at 11:00 am BRANFORD, Conn., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CuraGen Corporation (Nasdaq: CRGN) today announced plans for three data presentations from its ongoing clinical trials of CR011-vcMMAE, an antibody-drug conjugate that targets GPNMB, in patients with advanced breast cancer and melanoma at the 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)...

2009-04-29 07:00:00

- Updated Survival and Biomarker Data for Ipilimumab to be Presented - PRINCETON, N.J., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medarex, Inc.


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