1. Nine News. Spot On. (Skin Cancer Internal Spread) 20150819.


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    Story acknowledges how skin cancer spread if surgery used to remove, putting more emphasis on Black Salve as a solution. Nine News. Spot On. (Skin Cancer Internal Spread) 20150819.

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    • Pigmented lesion? What to do next


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      Short presentation of how to assess pigmented lesions

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      • How Does Response to Treatment Correlate with Duration of Treatment?


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        Melanoma expert Dr. Michael Wong from the University of Southern California, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center considers the correlation between patients’ responses to treatment and the eventuality of stopping treatment. Dr. Wong argues disease and treatment differ from patient to patient. Tune in to learn more.

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        • Does Immunotherapy Adapt to All Gene Mutations?


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          Melanoma expert Dr. Michael Wong from University of Southern California - Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center explains immunotherapy and its ability to adapt to mutations. Dr. Wong contends existing research does not definitively show whether immunotherapy works only on the initial mutation or if it has the potency to attack multiple mutations. Tune in to find out more.

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          • Transparency Between Patient and Doctor: Should You Record Doctor Visits?


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            Should patients record their doctor visits? Melanoma expert Dr. Mark Gimbel gives his medical opinion on the patient-doctor relationship of transparency. Dr. Gimbel believes in communication and information between patient and doctor. Tune in to learn more.

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            • U.S. FDA Uses Strict Protocol to Approve Treatments


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              Melanoma experts Dr. Sapna Patel, Michael Wong, and Rena Szabo talk about clinical trials inside and outside of the U.S. They explain how clinical trials exist abroad but that the U.S. FDA takes strict measures to produce safe and effective treatment. All doctors assert that FDA approval is a process and therefore takes time before treatments are available on the market. Tune in to find out more.

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              • Communicating with Family and Your Community After a Melanoma


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                Is it important for patients to communicate with family, especially children, during the process of cancer? Psychologist Dr. Rena Szabo and a Patient Power panel encourage communication with family, children and community. They believe it’s essential to include them as a part of the process. Click to read more.

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                • Western Mass News: Push Continues on Bans for Tanning Beds


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                  Western Mass News discusses the continued work by the MFNE and ACS to ban tanning beds for minors.

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                  • Team Medicine: Creating a True Partnership with Your Melanoma Healthcare Team


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                    Andrew Schorr speaks with melanoma experts Drs. Sapna Patel, Mark Gimbel, Michael Wong and Rena Szabo about team medicine, the importance of communication and treating the whole person. Dr. Patel acknowledges a partnership between herself and her patients, and knows communication of details is key during treatment, especially when tracking patients’ medicine—prescription or herbal, which can have effects during treatment. Dr. Gimbel, Dr. Wong and Rena Szabo talk about resourcing support, such as psychological therapy for patients who take interferon and suffer from depression. These resources not only provide tools in managing depression during treatment but also help the family unit.

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