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Is ultrasound surveillance of lymph nodes safe in patients with medium-risk melanoma?

Posted by on Mar 22, 2019 in Melanoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study wanted to find out if performing ultrasounds and performing clinical exams is a safe option to catch cancer that has spread to the lymph nodes in patients with melanoma. The study found that a significant number of tumors were found in lymph nodes by performing this type of surveillance. Some background The most common...

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TVEC therapy for patients with advanced stage melanoma

Posted by on Mar 5, 2019 in Melanoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of talimogene laherparepvec (TVEC) therapy for patients with melanoma that cannot be surgically removed (unresectable). The study found that TVEC therapy is an effective treatment for these patients, with minimal side effects. Some background Patients with localized melanoma that is...

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T-VEC treatment in patients with melanoma

Posted by on Feb 9, 2019 in Melanoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study wanted to find out how well a new cancer treatment called T-VEC works in patients with melanoma that cannot be surgically removed. The study found that this treatment is very effective in patients with melanoma that cannot be surgically removed. Some background T-VEC is short for talimogene laherparepvec. This is a new type of...

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Association of side effects and response to treatment in patients with melanoma treated with nivolumab

Posted by on Dec 27, 2018 in Melanoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study wanted to find out if patients with melanoma who had immune system side effects after treatment with nivolumab (Opdivo) had better outcomes than patients without side effects. The study found that the patients who had side effects from using nivolumab ended up with better responses to treatment and...

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