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Melanoma patients with a history of smoking cigarettes are 40 per cent less likely to survive their skin cancer than people who have never smoked
Scientists have uncovered molecules released by invasive skin cancer that reprogram healthy immune cells to help the cancer to spread.
An immunotherapy drug will be made available to some patients with advanced melanoma skin cancer on the NHS in England.
Some patients with advanced skin cancer will now have access to immunotherapy after surgery on the NHS in England.
Patients with a certain type of aggressive skin cancer will now have access to a combination of targeted drugs on the NHS in England.
The type of bacteria in the gut of patients with advanced melanoma may influence their response to a certain type immunotherapy, according to new research.
We’d like to introduce the latest bunch of scientists that we’ve given funding to head up their own research teams for the first time.
Two clinical trials have found that existing treatments for advanced melanoma could stop the cancer returning in some people with earlier stage disease.