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Choosing Stronger Sunscreen Would Reduce Women's Melanoma Risk

November 8th, 2016

Choosing Stronger Sunscreen Would Reduce Women’s Melanoma Risk

Doctors estimate that the number of women affected by the deadliest form of skin cancer could be reduced by almost 20% if all women used […]


Epacadostat Plus Keytruda® Appears Effective in Melanoma

October 11th, 2016

Epacadostat Plus Keytruda® Appears Effective in Melanoma

The treatment combination consisting of epacadostat plus Keytruda® (pembrolizumab) appears effective in the treatment of advanced melanoma. Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that […]


Promising Activity of Pembrolizumab in Merkel Cell Carcinoma

June 14th, 2016

Promising Activity of Pembrolizumab in Merkel Cell Carcinoma

Treatment of 26 patients with advanced previously untreated Merkel cell carcinoma with Keytruda® (pembrolizumab) every three weeks resulted in an overall response rate of 56% […]


Check It Out: May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

May 3rd, 2016

Check It Out: May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States. Although the majority of skin cancers fall under basal cell and squamous cell […]


Opdivo Receives Expanded Approval as Single Agent for Initial Therapy in Melanoma

December 2nd, 2015

Opdivo Receives Expanded Approval as Single Agent for Initial Therapy in Melanoma

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the PD1 inhibitor, Opdivo (nivolumab), as a single agent for initial therapy of advanced melanoma. […]


National "Check Yourself to Protect Yourself ALL YEAR" Campaign Highlights Need for Year-Round Skin Cancer Prevention

November 12th, 2015

National “Check Yourself to Protect Yourself ALL YEAR” Campaign Highlights Need for Year-Round Skin Cancer Prevention

Although one in five Americans will get skin cancer in their lifetimes, 65 percent of people of color don’t believe they are at risk and […]


Patients with Multiple Squamous Cell Carcinomas Should be Frequently Monitored

October 21st, 2015

Patients with Multiple Squamous Cell Carcinomas Should be Frequently Monitored

Patients with multiple sites of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (a type of skin cancer) have a significantly increased risk of developing a recurrence or spread […]


Food and Drug Administration approves Odomzo for treatment of basal cell carcinoma

August 13th, 2015

Food and Drug Administration approves Odomzo for treatment of basal cell carcinoma

The U. S. Food and Drug Administration approved Odomzo® (sonidegib, formerly LDE225) for the treatment of patients with locally advanced basal cell carcinoma (laBCC) that […]


New Treatment Options Emerging For Advanced Basal Cell Carcinoma

December 3rd, 2014

New Treatment Options Emerging For Advanced Basal Cell Carcinoma

Basal cell carcinoma is the most commonly diagnosed type of skin cancer. Most cases can be treated with surgery or other types of local treatment […]


OMNI-Connect Gets National Recognition as Valuable Social Media Solution in Medicine

August 13th, 2014

OMNI-Connect Gets National Recognition as Valuable Social Media Solution in Medicine

Fort Worth TX/Sun Valley ID – OMNI Health Media announces national recognition of its online support communities, TheGIConnection,TheRAConnection, and Cancer Connect, as valuable resources for […]


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