Survey: NCRI Living With & Beyond Cancer Initiative/James Lind Alliance now seeking opinions from melanoma patients

by Simon Rodwell | 29 March 2018 18:07

Patients first diagnosed when adults, their carers and healthcare professionals are invited to take part in a survey asking which research priorities matter most to people affected by cancer. Follow READ MORE for further information or go to www.research.net/r/cancerquestions2 for the survey and instructions. Melanoma patients are currently under-represented – help put this right!

Source URL: https://melanomafocus.com/ncri-jla/


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals launches immunotherapy video for patients

by Simon Rodwell | 12 March 2018 18:11

Announcing a new immunotherapy video, Dr Ruth Board, the project leader, said: ‘We have developed a patient education video for patients to watch before starting their immunotherapy treatment. It was developed with the involvement of 12 patients, all at different stages of their treatment. We hope patients and professionals will find it helpful.’

Source URL: https://melanomafocus.com/information-portal/immunotherapy-video/


Members sought for new mucosal melanoma Guideline Development Group

by Simon Rodwell | 1 March 2018 13:27

We will soon start to develop a national clinical guideline for sino-nasal/head & neck mucosal melanoma. We seek clinicians and nurses from relevant specialties, as well as patient advocates, to join a group led by Professor Kevin Harrington to work on guidance for this rare form of melanoma. Meanwhile our ano-uro-genital mucosal guideline is almost complete.

Source URL: https://melanomafocus.com/activities/mucosal-guidelines/


18 May Regional Meeting details available

by Simon Rodwell | 30 January 2018 14:14

The Melanoma Focus 2018 Regional Meeting will take place at Addenbrooke’s, Cambridge on Friday 18 May. The programme is published and bookings can be taken. The Guest Speaker is Dr Jeffrey Weber, NYU Langone Medical Center, who will be speaking on ‘Adjuvant treatment of melanoma’. Space is limited so register now to avoid disappointment.

Source URL: https://melanomafocus.com/meetings/regional-meeting-2018/


November 2017: Mucosal Melanoma Guidelines in write-up phase

by Simon Rodwell | 7 September 2017 22:22

Draft clinical guidelines for ano-uro-genital mucosal melanoma were completed in September and circulated widely for comment. The Guideline Development Group considered all the feedback they received and the final guidelines are currently being written up. Melanoma Focus is grateful to all who took part in this process.

Source URL: https://melanomafocus.com/activities/mucosal-guidelines/


August 2017: Melanoma working group rejects NHS drug retreatment rules

by sophie | 7 August 2017 12:57

Source URL: https://melanomafocus.com/members/retreatment/