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The PD-1 inhibitor significantly improves overall survival in patients without a BRAF mutation. Thin Melanomas Responsible for Many Melanoma Related Deaths
Deaths from the thinner lesions nearly doubled between 1990-1994 and 2005-2009, jumping from 14 percent to 23 percent MRA Applauds Congress for Getting the Sunscreen Innovation Act over the Goal Line
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Melanoma Clinical Trials
VicalLX01-315-02 – A Phase 3 Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Treatment with 2 mg Intralesional Allovectin-7 Compared to Dacarbazine (DTIC) or Temozolomide (TMZ) in Subjects with Recurrent Metastatic Melanoma
COGE1697 – Phase III Randomized Study of Four Weeks High Dose IFN 2b in Stage T3-T4 or N1 (microscopic) Melanoma
ECOGE1697 – Phase III Randomized Study of Four Weeks High Dose IFN-a2b in Stage T2b No, T3a-bNo, T4a-b No, and T1-2, N1a, 2a (microscopic) Melanoma.