Skin Cancer

Sociodemographic Factors Suggest Barriers to Care for Patients with Metastatic Melanoma

September 16th 2020, 3:00pm

Article

Recent immunotherapy approvals for patients with metastatic melanoma has widened the treatment landscape, but new research shows that patients associated with positive sociodemographic factors are more likely to receive immunotherapy.

5 Reports on Skin Cancer Patients May Have Missed

September 15th 2020, 3:00pm

Article

CURE® compiled a roundup of five recent reports patients with skin cancer may have missed.

Speaking Out About the Future of Skin Cancer Treatment

September 3rd 2020, 3:00pm

Podcast

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Dr. Jeremy Brauer, on behalf of the Skin Cancer Foundation, about current treatment strategies and the future of the disease.

Friday Frontline: ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Judge Len Goodman Reveals Skin Cancer Surgery, Washington Football Team Coach Ron Rivera Says He Will Continue Coaching Despite Cancer Diagnosis and More

August 28th 2020, 3:00pm

Article

From Washington Football Team head coach Ron Rivera announcing he has cancer but plans to continue coaching this season, to ”Dancing With the Stars” judge Len Goodman revealing he had surgery to remove skin cancer from his face, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.

Patients Appear Receptive to Use of Artificial Intelligence for Skin Cancer Screening

August 25th 2020, 3:00pm

Article

“Through patients’ eyes, augmented intelligence may improve health care quality but should be implemented in a manner that preserves the integrity of the human physician-patient relationship,” the authors wrote.

Frontline Libtayo Could Help Patients with Advanced Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma Avoid Surgery

August 24th 2020, 3:00pm

Article

Dr. Jennifer L. Atlas notes that while these results could lead to a paradigm shift, surgery and radiation aren’t being eliminated as treatment options.

Personalized Vaccine Shows Long-Term Survival Benefits for Patients with High-Risk Skin Cancer

August 19th 2020, 6:00pm

Article

“With data showing a two-fold increase in disease-free survival with the vaccine alone and in combination with checkpoint inhibitors, we hope to one day change the narrative for people with melanoma — turning this disease into a chronic condition that can be treated and managed over time,” said Dr. Mark B. Faries.

Friday Frontline: Beirut Explosion Costs Children’s Access to Cancer Treatment, Researchers Find Intestinal Bacteria ‘Supercharges’ Immunotherapy and More

August 14th 2020, 2:00pm

Article

From the recent Beirut explosion compromising pediatric oncology hospitals, to researchers looking at how intestinal bacteria can supercharge targeted immunotherapies, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.

FDA Approves Tecentriq in Combination with Cotellic and Zelboraf for Patients with Advanced Skin Cancer

July 31st 2020, 1:20am

Article

The Food and Drug Administration has approved Tecentriq in combination with Cotellic and Zelboraf for the treatment of patients with BRAF V600 mutation-positive advanced melanoma.

The Future of Melanoma Treatment May Be Complex, But 'Where There's a Will, There's a Way'

July 28th 2020, 1:07am

Article

Research in the melanoma space is finding itself facing complex challenges in implementing CAR-T cell therapy, but according to one expert these challenges are not insurmountable.

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