CURE’s skin cancer page is an extensive resource of cancer information featuring the latest skin cancer news, expert oncologist insights on the latest cancer treatments, oncology research, advocacy efforts, and medical data on skin cancer.
February 2nd 2023
Many men — my former self included — can be stubborn when it comes to cancer screenings or visiting the doctor. Thankfully I’ve changed my ways, which saved my life.
January 27th 2023
From Michael Bublé opening up about his son’s cancer diagnosis to the death of “Enkyboys” social media star, here’s what’s happening in the oncology space this week.
January 20th 2023
Skin cancer can also occur in the nail area and may be associated with HPV, it may not be as common for it to result from a cut experienced during a manicure, one expert explained.
January 13th 2023
From the cancer diagnoses of an MLB pitcher and star of Riverdance to First Lady Jill Biden’s recent carcinoma removal, here’s what’s happening in the cancer space this week.
January 6th 2023
From tennis star Martina Navratilova’s two cancer diagnoses to First Lady Jill Biden undergoing Mohs surgery to have a suspicious lesion removed and musician deaths, here’s what’s happening in the cancer space this week.
January 5th 2023
A phase 2 trial evaluating EVX-01 plus Keytruda (pembrolizumab) in patients with metastatic melanoma may continue, the FDA said.
December 25th 2022
Although triplet therapy may be effective and tolerable for patients with BRAF-mutant melanoma, each patient’s case should be considered before deciding if it is the right course of treatment, according to an expert.
December 12th 2022
Men often decide to tough out their cancer alone, but tough guy Terry Bradshaw is starting to open up about his sometimes-rocky journey with the disease.
November 29th 2022
Patient-reported quality of life was better for patients with resected melanoma who received Keytruda compared to interferon or Yervoy, study results showed.
November 4th 2022
From a childhood cancer survivor throwing out the first pitch at Game 4 of the World Series to former WWE champion and actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson recording a message for a child with brain cancer, here’s what’s happening in the cancer space this week.
November 2nd 2022
Talking about the end of life can be difficult, but these conversations are crucial for patients with incurable cancer to have with their clinicians, experts say.
October 20th 2022
When given after surgery, Opdivo improved relapse-free survival compared to placebo in patients with stage 2B or 2C skin cancer, according to recent results from the CheckMate-76K clinical trial.
October 14th 2022
From Kevin Durant’s sneaker that is raising money for cancer to Khloe Kardashian’s urging people to check for moles and melanoma, here’s what’s happening in the cancer space this week.
October 12th 2022
Historically, there has been limited evidence to suggest the appropriate treatment sequencing of this melanoma patient population. However, new findings demonstrate starting with Opdivo plus Yervoy followed by Tafinlar in combination with Mekinist may be the best option.
October 7th 2022
From the death of standup comedian and "Love Goddess" Judy Tenuta to professional sports hall-of-famers discussing their cancer, here’s what’s happening in the cancer space this week.
October 5th 2022
Combination treatment with two PD-1 inhibitors — Yervoy and Opdivo — did not improve survival without cancer recurrence compared with Opdivo alone in patients with high-risk melanoma, a type of skin cancer.
September 30th 2022
From “Chicago Med” actress Marlyne Barrett announcing her gynecologic cancer diagnosis to a New York City-based news team walking in honor of their former news director who died of glioblastoma, a form of brain and spinal cord cancer, here’s what’s happening in the cancer space this week.
September 26th 2022
Former Cincinnati Reds catcher, and MLB Hall of Famer, Johnny Bench is using his stature as a public figure to advocate for skin cancer prevention and detection.
September 16th 2022
Botensilimab will be evaluated in certain patients with colorectal cancer and melanoma, a type of skin cancer, in two recently launched clinical trials.
September 13th 2022
The use of a tumor-infiltrating lymphocyte therapy led to better outcomes than treatment with Yervoy in patients with unresectable, treatment-refractory stage 3/4 melanoma, a type of skin cancer, study results showed.
September 9th 2022
The Food and Drug Administration issued a statement about the incidence of new cases of rare cancers that have occurred in the scar tissue around breast implants.
September 2nd 2022
Cancer is talked about more openly nowadays, and while watching a movie with my daughter, a scene portraying a character in hospice care gave me flashbacks to our cancer experience.
August 26th 2022
From the death of a football Hall of Famer and a golf champion to actress and former Nickelodeon star Jennette McCurdy discussing her mother’s breast cancer in her memoir, “I’m Glad My Mom Died,” here’s what’s happening in the cancer space this week.
August 24th 2022
Patients with stage 3 melanoma who had metastases larger than 0.3 millimeters had poorer survival outcomes and may benefit from adjuvant therapy, recent findings showed.
August 19th 2022
From ESPN analyst Dick Vitale announcing he is cancer-free months following a lymphoma diagnosis to a Speedo-clad race in South Africa to raise awareness for cancer, here’s what’s happening in the oncology space this week.
July 22nd 2022
From Dick Vitale receiving the Jimmy V Award at the 2022 ESPYs to a former triathlon champion opening up about his cancer experience, here’s what’s happening in the cancer space this week.
July 17th 2022
Watch Dr. Jedd D. Wolchok, Lorenzo Cohen, Dr. Anna C. Pavlick and Julie Bain answer questions about treating skin cancer, during the CURE Educated Patient Skin Cancer Summit.
July 16th 2022
Watch Dr. Anna C. Pavlick, from Weill Cornell Medicine, discuss clinical trials during the CURE Educated Patient Skin Cancer Summit.
July 15th 2022
Watch Lorenzo G. Cohen, from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, discuss integrative care during the CURE Educated Patient Skin Cancer Summit.
July 14th 2022
Amazon and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center recently launched an early-phase clinical trial to assess the safety and efficacy of a cancer vaccine in the treatment of patients with late-stage skin cancer or hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative breast cancer.