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AACR 2015 /
Comment: Research developments stir hopes for melanoma

18th - 22nd Apr 2015

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Published: 01.05.15
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Dr Louis Weiner - Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington D.C, USA

Dr Louis Weiner comments on Dr Stephen Hodi's research for ecancertv at AACR 2015.

Dr Weiner discusses results from the study by Hodi which could alter the current first-line treatment for advanced melanoma that has spread within the body.

The clinical trial found that combining ipilimumab with another immunotherapy drug nivolumab provided much more effective treatment than ipilimumab alone.

Read the news story here, watch the press conference here or associated interview here.

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Founding partners

European Cancer Organisation European Institute of Oncology

Founding Charities

Foundazione Umberto Veronesi Fondazione IEO Swiss Bridge

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ecancer Global Foundation