Skin Cancer Awareness Month: AI Model Predicts Immunotherapy Response in Melanoma Patients

The discovery of immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) revolutionized the treatment of advanced melanoma, however, there is currently no easy way to predict patient response  or their risk for immune-related toxicities without conducting RNA sequencing – a method rarely found at community oncology clinics. Researchers report an emerging technique that aims to solve this problem by …

AI Model Predicts Immunotherapy Response in Melanoma Patients

The discovery of immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) revolutionized the treatment of advanced melanoma, however, there is currently no easy way to predict patient response  or their risk for immune-related toxicities without conducting RNA sequencing – a method rarely found at community oncology clinics. Researchers report an emerging technique that aims to solve this problem by …

Remembering Bob Marley: Rare Melanomas and Racial Disparities in Cutaneous Oncology 

Known as one of the pioneers of reggae who increased the visibility of Jamaican music across the globe, Bob Marley is less recognized for his battle with a rare form of melanoma – acral lentiginous melanoma.  The story of the global pop culture figure highlights the racial disparities in prevalence and treatment of melanomas, as …