Melanoma News Round-Up, November 22


There’s been lots of exciting melanoma research in the news recently, especially since this week marked the 10th Annual Society For Melanoma Research (SMR) Congress meeting. Check out the stories below for all the research updates and stories you’ll want to share with your friends and family!

New Cancer Treatments Seek to Give the Immune System Superpowers via BIOtechNow

Merck Drug Boosts Survival of Advanced Melanoma Patients via Bloomberg

Amgen Drug Also Increases Melanoma Survival via Drug Discovery & Development

Roche’s Zelboraf improves survival in melanoma patients with brain metastases via ThePharmaLetter

UCLA research could enhance treatments for drug-resistant melanoma via UCLA News

Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline forge cancer alliance in combo melanoma trial pact via FierceBiotech

60 Years of Data Reveal US Melanoma Epidemic via Medscape

Hugh Jackman: I had skin cancer removed from my nose via Fox News