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Bavencio

Bavencio (avelumab (rch)) is a monoclonal antibody used to treat a rare type of skin cancer called metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma (mMCC).

Sunscreen reduces melanoma risk by 40 per cent in young people

Melanoma is the most common cancer diagnosed in Australian men aged 25-49 years and second most common cancer in women […]

World-first blood test to detect deadly melanoma in early stage patients

Edith Cowan University (ECU) researchers have developed the world’s first blood test capable of detecting melanoma in its early stages, […]

Evidence drives sweeping changes to melanoma treatment recommendations

Updated national clinical guidelines recommend not performing major lymph node surgery routinely for low-volume melanoma in lymph nodes, and active […]

‘Doctor Google’ could help curb melanoma

Scientists have found a surprising link between internet searches about melanoma and the number of officially confirmed cases. A team […]

#BeatEngland, beat sunburn: Cricket fans targeted in sunscreen study

If cricket fans leave the grounds red-faced these Ashes it won’t be because of the sun, with QUT rolling out […]

We’re still a sunburnt country

New data shows more than 2.7 million Aussies getting sunburnt on summer weekends.  New Cancer Council research released today shows […]

Almost half of Australians confused about sunscreen

New Cancer Council research shows that Australians are becoming increasingly misinformed about sunscreen, prompting skin cancer prevention experts to bust […]

Smartphones in skin checks for early detection of melanoma

QUT skin cancer researchers are seeking community volunteers to participate in a skin self-examination study. Performed regularly, self-examination can alert […]

Why some moles become melanoma still a mystery

Testing for two gene mutations commonly associated with melanoma would be insufficient to determine whether a mole could turn cancerous, […]
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