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Advances in melanoma treatment focus of UNC conference
At the 10th Annual UNC Conference on Melanoma and Complex Skin Cancers: A Multidisciplinary Perspective, experts in melanoma treatment presented advances in treating the disease on Thursday. The conference, held at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education, drew dermatologists, surgeons, medical oncologists and other health care providers to hear presentations on topics ranging from immunotherapy drugs and targeted treatments for metastatic disease, radiation strategies, and chemotherapy to prevent skin cancer.
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Morning UV exposure may be less damaging to the skin
CHAPEL HILL – Research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill suggests that the timing of exposure to UV rays – early in the morning or later in the afternoon – can influence the onset of skin cancer.
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UNC Lineberger receives jointly awarded $1 million research grant to investigate novel target in melanoma
The $1 million award from the Melanoma Research Alliance and the Saban Family Foundation will support research to improve the treatment of melanoma, the most aggressive type of skin cancer.
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UNC scientists discover hidden subpopulation of melanoma cells
The research, led by Andrew C. Dudley, has implications for developing cancer drugs that target blood vessels that feed tumors.
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UNC’s multidisciplinary melanoma conference draws health professionals from around NC
The ninth annual UNC Multidisciplinary Melanoma Conference brought more than 120 health care professionals from across the state on Thursday, February 12 to learn about the detection and treatment of melanoma.
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V Foundation grant supports local cancer research
A grant from The V Foundation for Cancer Research is helping to fund skin cancer research at UNC Lineberger.
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