Melanoma

Studies: Merck drug Keytruda effective against 3 cancers

One of the hot new cancer immunotherapy drugs, Merck & Co.'s Keytruda, strongly benefited patients with melanoma, lung cancer and mesothelioma, according to three studies presented Sunday at the American Association for Cancer ...

Apr 19, 2015
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A downward trend for new cases of pediatric melanoma

Melanoma is an aggressive form of skin cancer that has been increasing in incidence in adults over the past 40 years. Although pediatric melanoma is rare (5-6 children per million), most studies indicate that incidence has ...

Apr 09, 2015
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