Melanoma News

  • Hairdressers Doing Scalp Exams Could Save Lives On self-examination, 50% of melanomas go undetected. They frequently show up on the head and neck. Could hairdressers be trained to conduct frontline population-based screening?
  • In US, 4 out of 10 Cancers Could Be Prevented Potentially modifiable risk factors account for a large proportion of all cancer cases and cancer-related deaths in men and women living in the US.

Melanoma Perspective

  • Epacadostat + Pembro for Melanoma: Beneficial, Well Tolerated   This combination produced impressive response and disease control rates with good tolerability in treatment-naive patients with advanced melanoma.
  • A New Rheumatic Disease? Rheumatologist Anne Bass discusses a new, medication-induced form of arthritis, plus other highlights from the 2017 American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting.