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A substance that comes from pine bark is a potential source for a new treatment of melanoma, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
While incidents of melanoma continue to increase despite the use of sunscreen and skin screenings, a topical compound called ISC-4 may prevent melanoma lesion formation.
Halting the growth of melanoma tumors by targeting the MIC-1 protein that promotes blood vessel development in tumors may lead to improved treatment of this invasive and detrimental cancer.
Halting the growth of melanoma tumors by targeting the MIC-1 protein that promotes blood vessel development in tumors may lead to better treatment of this invasive and deadly cancer.
Melanoma is the sixth most common form of cancer in the US.
The way melanoma cells use the immune system to spread and develop into lung tumors may lead to a therapy to decrease development of these tumors, according to Penn State researchers.
Compounds extracted from green vegetables such as broccoli and cabbage could be a potent drug against melanoma.
U.S. cancer researchers say nanoparticles filled with a drug targeting two genes that trigger melanoma might offer a potential cure for the deadly disease.
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