Melanoma & Skin Cancer | Specialty

The OncLive Melanoma & Skin Cancer condition center page is a comprehensive resource for clinical news and expert insights on various types of skin cancers, including melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and more. This section features news articles, interviews in written and video format, and podcasts that focus on unmet needs, treatment advances, and ongoing research in melanoma and other skin cancers.

Introduction to Melanoma

January 8th 2021

Dr. Sznol on Toxicities Associated With Immunotherapy in Melanoma

January 7th 2021

Mario Sznol, MD, discusses toxicities associated with immunotherapy in patients with melanoma.

Dr. Luke on Predictive Versus Prognostic Biomarkers in Melanoma

January 6th 2021

Jason J. Luke, MD, FACP, compares predictive and prognostic biomarkers in melanoma.

STP705 Achieves High Rates of Histological Clearance in Squamous Cell Skin Cancer

December 22nd 2020

The small interfering RNA therapeutic STP705 has been found to induce high rates of histological clearance with a favorable toxicity profile in patients with squamous cell skin cancer.

Updates and Advances in Basal Cell Carcinoma

December 18th 2020

Although basal cell carcinoma generally has a good prognosis, improving tolerance to targeted Hedgehog inhibitors and optimizing second-line treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors are important for the small subset of patients who develop locally advanced or metastatic disease.

Dr. Sznol on the Challenges of Managing Immune-Related Toxicities in Melanoma

December 16th 2020

Mario Sznol, MD, discusses the challenges of managing immune-related toxicities in melanoma.

Nivolumab/Ipilimumab Combo Shows Antitumor Activity in Metastatic Uveal Melanoma

December 16th 2020

December 16, 2020 — The combination of nivolumab with ipilimumab demonstrated activity in patients with metastatic uveal melanoma with encouraging responses.

Dr. Atkins on the Benefits of Neoadjuvant Therapy in Melanoma

December 15th 2020

Michael B. Atkins, MD, discusses the benefits of neoadjuvant therapy in melanoma.

Dr. Sullivan on Treatment Options in BRAF-Mutant Melanoma

December 15th 2020

Ryan Sullivan, MD, discusses treatment options in BRAF-mutant melanoma.

Sznol Advocates for More Awareness of Immune-Related Toxicities

December 14th 2020

Mario Sznol, MD, discusses the critical importance of being aware of the immune-related toxicities that could arise when treating patients with cancer, along with the best ways to manage them.

Emerging Treatments for Advanced Melanoma  

December 14th 2020

Long-Term Survival Data in Adjuvant Therapy

December 14th 2020

Metastatic Melanoma Long-Term Survival Data

December 14th 2020

BRAF-Wild Type vs Mutated Unresectable Melanoma

December 14th 2020

Short-Term COVID-19 NCCN Recommendations

December 14th 2020

Balancing Safety and Efficacy in Adjuvant Therapy

December 14th 2020

Adjuvant Therapy in Stage IIIB/IIIC/IIID Melanoma

December 14th 2020

Adjuvant Clinical Trial Data Impact on Treatment Selection

December 14th 2020

Importance of Molecular Testing in Stage III Melanoma

December 14th 2020

Neoadjuvant Melanoma Therapy: Patient Selection

December 14th 2020