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Melanoma expert says no more ‘rolling the dice’ on patient’s health

7 December 2015
National and local experts joined together last week for the Kirkbride Melanoma Centre’s Research Symposium and Community Forum. Read more. 

Melanoma patient's triumph

27 November 2015
Martin de Haas calls the new melanoma treatment, Keytruda, a ‘triumph of science’ and the 63 year old should know. Mr de Haas says many of the melanomas throughout his body have simply dissolved since he started on the innovative clinical trial at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Nedlands. Read more.

Breakthrough melanoma drug approved

21 April 2015
A new melanoma treatment that has shown such promising results that some have hailed it a "miracle drug", has this week been approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration for use in patients with advanced melanoma. Read more.

Kirkbride celebrates 10 years

March 25th 2015
Guests at the 10th Anniversary fundraising luncheon showed their unwavering support of the Kirkbride Melanoma Centre by raising a significant sum for melanoma research. Read more.

Toddler's melanoma diagnosis a shock

October 11th 2014
A Community Breakfast Forum organised by the Kirkbride and melanomaWA had a very small but important guest in the audience. Read more.

Hands-on approach to understanding melanoma

July 4th 2014
A melanoma education program is raising awareness of the disease and how recent advances in melanoma biology has transformed the treatment options for people with metastatic melanoma. Read more.

Funding for melanoma research

June 1st 2014
Two scholarships, valued at $15,000 each, will give two talented PhD students additional funding to focus their studies on new discoveries and innovative treatments for melanoma. Read more.

A new approach to preventing the spread of melanoma

May 30th 2014
A local cancer researcher is making exciting breakthroughs which could help melanoma patients live longer, due to ongoing funding from the Kirkbride. Read more.

New melanoma therapies vital

March 26th 2014
A Melanoma expert visiting Perth, Dr Mark Shackleton, says that there has almost been an epidemic of aggressive melanomas being diagnosed between the 1980s and now. Read more.

 

 

 


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