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2012-03-15 23:37:11

In a review article posted online March 16 in Cell, the researchers say that refinements and modifications of monoclonal antibody drugs -- several of which have already revolutionized the care of breast and colon cancer --are now being tested in most tumor types.

2012-03-08 13:43:48

Research published today in the New England Journal of Medicine by scientists at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research (LICR) and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) showed that combining targeted radiation therapy with immunotherapy (ipilimumab), fostered a strong immune response and a favorable clinical outcome in a patient with melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer.

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2011-08-22 13:01:29

The first new skin cancer treatment since the 1970s has now gone on sale in Britain.

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2011-08-18 10:55:00

The FDA on Wednesday approved the cancer treatment drug Zelboraf, used to treat patients with late-stage or unresectable melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer.

2011-06-06 12:56:15

A duo of drugs, each targeting a prime survival strategy of tumors, can be safely administered and are potentially more effective than either drug alone for advanced, inoperable melanomas.

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2011-06-06 12:35:00

A new study found that people with advanced melanoma who were treated with Bristol-Myers Squibb Co's Yervoy plus chemotherapy lived an average of two months longer than people who got chemotherapy alone.

2011-04-28 00:15:44

Like brainy bookworms unprepared for the rough and tumble of post-graduation life, white blood cells trained by scientists to attack tumors tend to fade away quickly when injected into cancer patients.

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2011-03-26 08:45:00

A new drug shown to help prolong the lives of people suffering from advanced skin cancer has been approved by the FDA.

2011-03-25 19:04:34

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the use of ipilimumab for the treatment of previously treated metastatic melanoma.


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