malignant melanoma

Herpes Virus Decoded

Until now, scientists had assumed that there are about 80 so-called open reading frames (ORFs) in the genome of herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1). These are the…

Dresden researchers discover resistance mechanism in aggressive cancer

Researchers of the Carl Gustav Carus University Hospital Dresden at the National Center for Tumor Diseases Dresden (NCT/UCC), together with an international…

Multifunctional nano-sized drug carriers based on reactive polypept(o)ides

Nano-sized carrier systems find medical application to improve pharmacologic properties of bioactive agents. For many therapeutic approaches, it is important…

Nanotechnology Supports Treatment of Malignant Melanoma

According to estimates by the American Skin Cancer Foundation, today more people develop skin cancer than breast, prostate, lung and colon cancer together….

Natural killer cells have a memory

Pigmented cells of the skin are crucial as a protective shield against UV-radiation. An often-desired suntan can only form with the aid of the enzyme…

Antioxidants cause malignant melanoma to metastasize faster

Researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, demonstrated in January 2014 that antioxidants hastened and aggravated the progression of lung…

Northwestern Medicine uses new minimally invasive technique for melanoma

It didn't hurt, but after a couple months, it didn't go away either. She booked an appointment with a dermatologist to have it removed. She wasn't worried….

New research project aims to improve cancer therapies using type I interferons

The immune system plays a decisive role in the fight against tumor cells. However, when tumor cells themselves prevent activation of the immune system, the…

Nanosensors support skin cancer therapy

As the life span of the patients carrying the mutation can be significantly extended by novel drugs, it is very important to identify those reliably. For…

Fish Shed Light on Human Melanoma

The experiments will be reported at the “Model Organisms to Human Biology: Cancer Genetics” Meeting, June 17-20, 2012, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in…

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