Summary of Previous Postings

Summary for 2014

Date:Thursday Nov 27, 2014

Title:Cost estimates for specialised surveillance of those at high risk

Abstract:Use of microcosting techniques helped determine an accurate cost estimate for the provision of specialized surveillance and treatment of patients at high risk for melanoma, according to findings of an Australian study.

Improved progression-free survival with dabrafenib/trametinib combination (26.Nov.14)
Trial demonstrates efficacy of nivolumab vs. conventional chemotherapy (24.Nov.14)
Clues to which melanomas respond to immunotherapy (22.Nov.14)
Costs of skin cancer increasing faster than for other cancers (21.Nov.14)
Findings emphasise the importance of sun protection (20.Nov.14)
PV-10 in metastatic melanoma: results from phase 2 study (19.Nov.14)
Pilot trial aims to assess Vitamin D treatment for melanoma (15.Nov.14)
Teledermatology making a difference in Waikato region (12.Nov.14)
Data analysis highlights need for focus on melanoma prevention (10.Nov.14)

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Summary for 2013

Predictors of sentinel lymph node metastasis in thin melanomas (18.Dec.13)
UVR hazard to New Zealand outdoor workers (17.Dec.13)
In-vitro fertilisation and melanoma (13.Dec.13)
Stage III/IV melanoma patients at risk for new primaries (12.Dec.13)
Pigmentation beyond scar’s edge in recurrent melanoma (10.Dec.13)
Intracranial, extracranial metastases in BRAF-mutant melanoma respond similarly to dabrafenib (09.Dec.13)
Communicating the location of potential skin neoplasms for excision (06.Dec.13)
High TIL grade of primary melanoma associated with lower death risk (05.Dec.13)
Research findings have potential to enhance melanoma treatment (02.Dec.13)
Global Controversies and Advances in Skin Cancer Conference (26.Nov.13)

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Summary for 2012

Potential drug combinations for difficult-to-treat melanomas (20.Dec.12)
More effective immunotherapy for melanoma hinges on blocking suppressive factors (18.Dec.12)
More Australian states ban sunbeds (17.Dec.12)
Victorian Skin Cancer Prevention Framework 2013-2017 (16.Dec.12)
Cancer Forum focus on skin cancer (11.Dec.12)

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Summary for 2011

Gene controlling melanoma spread identified (21.Dec.11)
Cancer information systems update (20.Dec.11)
NZ price of cancer report (20.Dec.11)
Indoor tanning and risk of early-onset basal cell carcinoma (19.Dec.11)
Impact of physician screening on melanoma detection (15.Dec.11)

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Summary for 2010

Burden of Cancer Report (29.Dec.10)
Drug-resistant melanomas require combination therapy (23.Dec.10)
Consensus vitamin D position statement (22.Dec.10)
Reduced melanoma after regular sunscreen use: randomized trial follow-up (07.Dec.10)
7th Edition of AJCC Melanoma Staging System (06.Dec.10)

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Summary for 2009

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