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MRA Researchers in the News

20 January 2017 In News

• Disabling Critical "Node" Revs Up Attack When Cancer Immunotherapies Fall, Short, Healthcanal.com, 12/1/2016

• Blood protein may help doctors determine which patients are likely to benefit from immune checkpoint inhibitors, Healthcanal.com,12/22/2016
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Understanding Immunotherapy Part 1: What is Immunotherapy?

By Amrita Bhatt, MRA Intern | 19 January 2016 In Science, Treatment

If you follow science, you have probably heard about immunotherapy. In just the last year or two, immunotherapy has burst into the mainstream media, with coverage from the New York Times to Time Magazine bringing this emerging field to light beyond the scientific community.

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Melanoma News Round-Up August 16, 2013

16 August 2013 In News

It's been a big two weeks for melanoma-related news and stories.  Check out the links below to catch up on teen tanning bed bans, melanoma research, and UPF clothing! No bronzing, no smoking via the Chicago Tribune Melanoma refuses to abide the laws of general civilization via KevinMD.com Lambrolizumab demonstrates significant...

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Melanoma News Round-Up July 12, 2013

12 July 2013 In News

There was significant melanoma coverage in the healthcare, science, and medical world this week. Click on the following links to recap or to learn more.   Experimental Melanoma Vaccine Shows Promise in Study via WebMD One Tumor Surprisingly More Deadly Than Multiple Melanomas via Medical News Today GSK files melanoma drug combination...

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Melanoma News Round-Up June 7, 2013

7 June 2013 In News

Promising New Cancer Drugs Empower the Body's Own Immune System via the New York Times MSK Researchers Report Major Advances in Treatment for Metastatic Eye and Skin Melanoma via Memorial Sloan Kettering Meet the New Class of Drugs Being Deployed in the the Struggle Against Cancer: Checkpoint Blockade via the Economist For a...

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Melanoma News Round-Up May 24, 2013

24 May 2013 In News

Lots of MRA and melanoma news came out this past week; here are some highlights:

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Welcome!

By Wendy Selig, MRA President & CEO | 18 May 2013 In News

We are delighted to be launching the Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA) blog – welcome!  We felt the name Melanoma Focus had important significance because MRA is singularly focused on defeating melanoma and moving toward a day when no one suffers or dies from this deadly cancer.  And we know how...

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