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Cancro, dal rene ai melanomi: ecco i bersagli dell'immunoterapia

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«Immunoterapia sconfiggerà i tumori entro il 2050». L'annuncio dei Nobel della Medicina...

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Prevalence of pathogenic/likely pathogenic variants in the 24 cancer genes of the ACMG Secondary Findings v2.0

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Prior research has established that the prevalence of pathogenic/likely pathogenic (P/LP) variants across all of the American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG) Secondary Findings (SF) genes is approximately 0.8-5%. We investigated the...

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Behavioural and demographic factors associated with occurrence of non-melanoma skin cancer

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Non-melanoma skin cancers (NMSC) are the most common epithelial malignancies in organ transplantation recipients (OTRs). In Italy, incidence rates of post- transplantation NMSC are approximately 5% after 5 years and 10% after 10 years ...

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Cumulative exposure to biologics and risk of cancer in psoriasis patients: A meta-analysis of Psonet studies from Israel, Italy, Spain, UK

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Objectives: to assess a dose-response relationship between cumulative length of exposure to biologic therapy and risk of cancer....

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AJCC Cancer Staging System Manual, 8th Edition

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Melanoma Staging: Evidence-Based Changes in the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) Eighth Edition Cancer Staging Manual...

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Larotrectinib Shows Durable Antitumour Activity in TRK Fusion Cancers Across a Wide Range of Tumour Types

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Larotrectinib has demonstrated consistent and durable antitumor activity in tropomysin receptor kinase (TRK) fusion cancers, across a wide range of ages and tumour types, and was well-tolerated, according to a study presented here at t...

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Avelumab Provides Durable Responses in Patients With Distant Metastatic Merkel Cell Carcinoma

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Avelumab provided durable responses in patients with distant metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma who had progressed after chemotherapy, according to a study presented here at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer ...

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New Gene-Based Blood Tests Identify More Skin Cancers

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Genetic testing of tumour and blood fluid samples from people with and without one of the most aggressive forms of skin cancer has shown that 2 new blood tests can reliably detect previously unidentifiable forms of the disease...

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Patients Aged Older Than 85 Years Who Have Mohs Surgery Average 6 More Years of Life

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Patients aged older than 85 years can safely undergo Mohs micrographic surgery to remove non-melanoma skin cancer and still have years of good quality of life, researchers reported here at the 75th Annual Meeting of the American Academ...

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Scalp Cooling Device May Help Reduce Chemotherapy-Induced Hair Loss

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Two studies published in the February 14 issue of JAMA showed that using a scalp cooling device before, during, and after chemotherapy reduced hair loss among women with breast cancer...

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Cheratosi attinica per 400mila italiani: ecco perché è impossibile prevedere chi è a rischio di cancro

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Chi soffre di cheratosi attinica ha lesioni pre-cancerose poco pericolose, conseguenza di un'esposizione prolungata ai raggi ultravioletti, che possono però evolvere in carcinoma invasivo. Gli esperti: «Il trattamento tempestivo è...

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Skin Cancer a Risk for Nonwhite Recipients of Organ Transplants

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A total-body skin examination should be part of post-transplant care for all organ recipients because they have a higher risk of skin cancer, including nonwhite patients, according to a study published online by JAMA Dermatology....

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Poor Skin Cancer Survival in Patients With Skin of Colour

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Because Caucasians have a higher skin cancer risk than the general population, people with skin of colour may believe that they don't need to be concerned about this disease -- but new research reveals this to be a dangerous misconcept...

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USPSTF Does Not Recommend Visual Skin Examination by a Clinician to Screen for Skin Cancer

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The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has concluded that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of visual skin examination by a clinician to screen for skin cancer in asymptomatic adul...

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Il cancro ha 50 talloni d'Achille, svelati nuovi geni bersaglio

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Il cancro è più fragile grazie a uno studio dell'Istituto europeo di oncologia di Milano. In un lavoro condotto su casi di melanoma metastatico, gli scienziati dell'Irccs hanno scoperto che il tumore cresce per effetto della deregola...

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