Melanoma - Wikipedia
Melanoma, also known as malignant melanoma, is a type of cancer that develops from the pigment-containing cells known as melanocytes. Melanomas typically occur in the skin, but may rarely occur in the mouth, intestines, or eye.
Melanoma Treatment (PDQ®)—Patient Version - National ...
Melanoma is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in melanocytes (cells that color the skin). There are different types of cancer that start in the skin.
Melanoma - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre
Epidemiología. Cerca de 160.000 casos nuevos de melanoma se diagnostican cada año mundialmente, y resulta más frecuente en hombres y personas de raza blanca  que habitan regiones con climas soleados. 
Skin Cancer Facts & Statistics - SkinCancer.org
MELANOMA. One person dies of melanoma every hour. 2 In the past decade (2008 – 2018) the number of new melanoma cases diagnosed annually has increased by 53 percent. 2, 37 An estimated 178,560 cases of melanoma will be diagnosed in the U.S. in 2018.
Diseases and treatments | American Academy of Dermatology
Is it acne or rosacea? One of the most common signs of rosacea, bumps, and pimples, is also one of the most common causes of confusion about the skin condition. There are a number of skin conditions that cause bumps and growths to appear on the surface or just below the skin. Irregular areas in ...
Melanoma Jo - Diary of a 20 Something Stage 4 Cancer Patient
I used to find it so clichè when people described having cancer as being on a rollercoaster, but at the moment, it feels like one of the best ways to easily articulate daily life living with stage 4 melanoma.
Nivolumab plus Ipilimumab in Advanced Melanoma | NEJM
In patients with melanoma, ipilimumab (an antibody against cytotoxic T-lymphocyte–associated antigen 4 [CTLA-4]) prolongs overall survival, and nivolumab (an antibody against the programmed death 1 [PD-1] receptor) produced durable tumor regression in a phase 1 trial. On the basis of their ...
Old Maid Cat Lady: Cancer in Cats: Melanoma
The Pet Cancer Awareness Month series continues with a look at melanoma in cats. Melanoma is so named because of its connection with the melanin that produces pigment in the skin, hair, and eyes.
Skin cancer | American Academy of Dermatology
Women had the greatest increase in incidence rates for both types of NMSC. 9 NMSC incidence rates are increasing in people younger than 40. 9 Invasive melanoma is projected to be the fifth most common cancer for men (55,150 cases) and the sixth most common cancer for women (36,120 cases) in 2018. 6 ...
Improved Survival with Ipilimumab in Patients with ...
An improvement in overall survival among patients with metastatic melanoma has been an elusive goal. In this phase 3 study, ipilimumab — which blocks cytotoxic T-lymphocyte–associated antigen 4 to potentiate an antitumor T-cell response — administered with or without a glycoprotein 100 (gp100 ...