Melanoma News Round-Up, November 8

Enjoy your weekend and remember to be sun smart!  Here’s the latest melanoma news, plus a great skin IQ infographic, to keep you updated on all things melanoma:


Infographic via Myriad Genetics

Blood test could detect serious skin cancer spread via BBC News

The Economist honors cancer immunotherapy pioneer James Allison via MD Anderson News

History of Prostate Cancer Tied to Higher Odds for Melanoma via US News

The Pills of Last Resort: How Dying Patients Get Access to Experimental Drugs via the New York Times

5 things I now know about melanoma via Oncology Nurse Advisor

Distraught parents’ anger after doctors failed to spot 33-year-old daughter’s skin cancer two years before she died via the Daily Mail

Misdiagnoses and Sequencing in Melanoma via OncLive

The Simple Thing You Can Do Every Day To Look Young via the Huffington Post


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