Melanoma

Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 9:01am

Solving a puzzle is a meticulous task, requiring concentration, logic and, at times, a certain degree of teamwork. Dermatopathologists solve puzzles each day and must excel in these areas, studying biopsies and providing precise diagnoses for patients.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 8:43am

Melanoma and soft tissue cancers are diseases in which prognosis is highly dependent on stage. Ninety to ninety-five percent of patients with early stage I diagnoses are completely cured with non-invasive treatment.

Friday, September 6, 2013 - 3:44pm

Cancer devastates lives, and that devastation isn’t limited to physical health. Many cancer patients find their disease has an impact on their finances, personal relationships and even careers.

Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 3:40pm

As a teen, Donna Warner worshiped the sun from dawn to dusk. Eager to achieve a bronze complexion like her dark-haired siblings, her fair skin took a beating. Ignoring the painful sunburns she often endured, Donna continued to tan for many years.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 9:13am

In the most recent edition of Roswellness Radio, Nikhil Khushalani, MD, Director of the IL-2 Program at RPCI, discusses immunotherapy as an effective treatment for melanoma. Dr.

Friday, May 25, 2012 - 2:57pm

May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and with summer right around the corner, it’s important to remember that exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun can increase your risk of developing skin cancer.

Sunday, May 6, 2012 - 8:54pm

Over the last year, we have made great progress in melanoma research. This research has provided us with a better understanding of this deadly disease and has also led to new treatments.

Sunday, May 6, 2012 - 8:42pm

Although tremendous strides have been made in the treatment of melanoma, there is still much work to be done. At Roswell Park we offer several clinical research studies focused on the discovery and advancement of promising therapies to treat this most dangerous form of skin cancer.

Sunday, May 6, 2012 - 8:27pm

The skin is the largest organ in the body, and skin cancer is the most common of all cancers. There are three primary types of skin cancer - squamous cell, basal cell and melanoma.

Thursday, March 1, 2012 - 10:59am

Scott knows all too well the consequences of using indoor tanning beds.

He has the scar to prove it.