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Expanded Clinical Trial for Experimental Melanoma Drug at Mayo Clinic Cancer Center

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Cancer Center announced today that it is participating in an expanded access program for the experimental cancer drug MK-3475 at its three sites in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota. MK-3475 is a therapy for the treatment of metastatic melanoma. This program will provide expanded access to [...]

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People Connect Being Tan With Being Healthy — The Opposite is True

There's been widespread concern  about the rising incidence of melanoma, which affects 75,000 Americans annually and results in nearly 9,000 deaths. Researchers speculate the uptick may be connected to the popularization of tanning beds, and some states are even considering legislation that would prohibit minors from going to tanning facilities. Mayo [...]

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Cartoon Takes Aim at Rise in Melanoma Among Young People

Many teenagers and sometimes their parents think melanoma won't happen to people under 20, so skin cancer cases in children aren't detected as early as physicians would like. To get the message out to kids of all ages about the importance of skin cancer prevention, Mayo Clinic created a cartoon-style [...]

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Spring Break Brings Reminders of Skin Care Concerns

LA CROSSE, Wis. — Spring break is just around the corner for many students, and as they prepare for the sandy beaches of popular vacation destinations, some are making trips to the tanning salon first ... but at what cost? “Tanning beds emit UVA rays which damage the cells in [...]

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Estudio descubre drástico aumento en cáncer de piel entre las personas de mediana edad

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — 4 de febrero de 2014 — Un nuevo estudio de Mayo Clinic descubrió que entre hombres y mujeres de mediana edad (40 a 60 años de edad), en general se suscitó una incidencia óctuple de cáncer de piel entre 1970 y 2009, según publicó la edición de [...]

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Study Finds Dramatic Rise in Skin Cancer among Middle-Aged Adults

ROCHESTER, Minn — Feb. 4, 2014 — A new Mayo Clinic study found that among middle-aged men and women, 40 to 60 years old, the overall incidence of skin cancer increased nearly eightfold between 1970 and 2009, according to a study published in the January issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. [...]

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Melanoma Awareness

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Dawn Davis says awareness is key to fighting melanoma. To listen, click the link below. Melanoma Awareness

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Mayo Clinic: Melanoma Up to 2.5 Times Likelier to Strike Transplant, Lymphoma Patients

ROCHESTER, Minn. — October 3, 2012.  Melanoma is on the rise nationally, and transplant recipients and lymphoma patients are far likelier than the average person to get that form of skin cancer and to die from it, a Mayo Clinic review has found. That is because their immune systems tend [...]

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Estudio de Mayo Clinic descubre aumento drástico en cáncer de piel entre adultos jóvenes

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — 2 de abril de 2012.  A pesar del descenso en las tasas de algunos tipos de cáncer, Mayo Clinic observa una alarmante tendencia: el drástico aumento del cáncer de piel, especialmente entre las personas menores de 40 años. Según el estudio de los científicos de Mayo Clinic [...]

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Científicos de Mayo Clinic crean vacuna contra melanoma para combatir cáncer de piel

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — 21 de marzo de 2012.  Los científicos de Mayo Clinic adiestraron a los sistemas inmunes de ratones a erradicar internamente el cáncer de piel, utilizando una combinación genética de ADN humano de células de melanoma y un primo del virus de la rabia. La táctica, llamada inmunoterapia [...]

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Mayo Clinic Researchers Building Melanoma Vaccine to Combat Skin Cancer

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers have trained mouse immune systems to eradicate skin cancer from within, using a genetic combination of human DNA from melanoma cells and a cousin of the rabies virus. The strategy, called cancer immunotherapy, uses a genetically engineered version of the vesicular stomatitis virus to [...]

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Targeted Chemotherapy: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Richard Gray explains a new way of delivering chemotherapy in some cancer patients. To listen, click the link below. Chemo Targets

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Melanoma Risk After Transplant

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Jerry Brewer talks about a study which found that transplant patients and folks with lymphoma have a higher risk of contracting melanoma. To listen, click the link below. Melanoma Risk and Transplant

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Preventing Melanoma

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Svetomir Markovic has some tips on preventing melanoma, an often deadly form of skin cancer. To listen, click the link below. Preventing Melanoma

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Anyone Can Get Melanoma

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Jerry Brewer explains why anyone can get melanoma. To listen, click the link below. Anyone Can Get Melanoma

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Treating Melanoma

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Svetomir Markovic discusses the treatment of melanoma. To listen, click the link below. Treating Melanoma

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Internal Melanoma

Melanoma is an often deadly skin cancer.  In this episode of Medical Edge Radio, Mayo Clinic Dr. Svetomir Markovic tells us, melanoma can show up places besides the skin. To listen, click the link below. Internal Melanoma

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What is Melanoma

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Svetomir Markovic provides an overview of melanoma. To listen, click the link below. What is Melanoma

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Melanoma Dangers

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Dawn Davis discusses the dangers of melanoma. To listen, click the link below. Melanoma Dangers

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Detecting Melanoma

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Dawn Davis provides some insight into a new tool to help with the diagnosis of melanoma. To listen, click the link below. Melafind

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