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‘The Next Wave’ in Cancer Vaccines

June 17th 2021, 6:00pm


Even with newer technologies such as mRNA, experts predict it will be a few years before another cancer vaccine is approved.

Sunscreen 101: How to Get the Most out of Your Sun Protection Products

June 14th 2021, 12:45pm


As we all head outdoors to enjoy the warmer weather, The Skin Cancer Foundation would like to remind everyone how to use sunscreen safely and effectively as part of a complete sun protection strategy.

Opdivo Alone, or Combined with Yervoy Shows Continued Survival Benefit in Advanced Skin Cancer

June 8th 2021, 2:30pm


More than six years of follow-up data show that Opdivo alone, or in combination with Yervoy, continued to induce long-term survival benefits compared to Yervoy alone in patients with previously untreated advanced skin cancer.

Novel TIL Therapy With Keytruda May Improve Treatment Responses in Advanced Skin Cancer

June 5th 2021, 7:00pm


Lifileucel with Keytruda may lead to an improved overall response rate of 86% for patients with advanced melanoma who were pre-checkpoint inhibitor naïve compared with those treated with Keytruda alone.

Friday Frontline: Cancer Survivor Turns Trash Into Artwork, FDA Announces National Black Family Cancer Awareness Week, And More

June 4th 2021, 3:00pm


From a cancer survivor who cleans up trash and turns it into artwork to the inaugural National Black Family Cancer Awareness week, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.

Summer Skin Care

May 26th 2021, 4:00pm


“Summer finds many of us outdoors and during that time, it’s important to protect our skin from the dangerous rays of the sun,” writes one breast cancer survivor. Learn more about how to use sunscreen, protect your skin and avoid skin cancer.

First-Line Opdivo-Novel Therapy Combo More Than Doubles Survival in Advanced Skin Cancer

May 20th 2021, 9:00pm


The use of Opdivo combined with the novel therapy relatlimab resulted in a significant improvement of progression-free survival compared to treatment with Opdivo, alone, in patients with previously untreated, unresectable or metastatic melanoma.

Recent News and Updates in the Field of Skin Cancer

May 17th 2021, 1:00pm


In honor of Skin Cancer Awareness Month, CURE® compiled some recent news and updates from this field that patients, survivors and caregivers may have missed.

Rage at the Sun

May 7th 2021, 4:00pm


A melanoma survivor pens a poem about his cancer journey, losing his wife to melanoma and how he lives his life after these experiences.

Prolonging Recurrence-Free Survival With Keytruda Does Not Come at the Price of Reduced Quality of Life for Patients with Melanoma

May 7th 2021, 1:00pm


Patients with melanoma treated with Keytruda had improved recurrence-free survival without an effect on their quality of life.