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Cancer Rx Can Now Treat Adolescents
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the uses for a common skin cancer medication.
Sun Safety for Melanoma Survivors
Most melanoma survivors reported that they limited their sun exposure, but some said they got suntans and even sunburns, according to a new study.
Pembrolizumab Vs. Advanced Melanoma
Pembrolizumab may increase survival for patients with advanced melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, according to a new study.
The Link Between Moles and Melanoma
Melanoma and skin moles have long been associated. But there's some new information.
Some Melanoma Patients May Not Need This Rx
Interferon is a medication commonly used to treat melanoma, but it may not be beneficial for some patients. And the reason why may be a good one.
What Would You Risk for a Tan?
Many young women use tanning beds before swimsuit season begins to get some extra color. But these women may want to opt for a safer method.
Cancer Meds in 2015: A Year in Review
This year was a big one for cancer treatment.
A New Rx Combo for Melanoma
There's a new cancer-fighting medication combo in town, and now it's approved to tackle advanced melanoma.
Melanoma Rx Approved as Part of Combo
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Cotellic (cobimetinib) to be used in combination with vemurafenib to treat advanced melanoma that has spread to other parts of the body or can’t be removed by surgery, and that has a certain type of abnormal gene (BRAF V600E or V600K mutation).
Yervoy Gets a New Use
A medication previously approved to treat melanoma that cannot be removed by surgery just got the approval it needed for another melanoma-related use.