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Jan. 16, 2020

Libtayo™ (cemiplimab) Receives Positive Recommendation from the pan-Canadian Oncology Drug Review Expert Review Committee for the Treatment of Metastatic Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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Adjuvant Treatment of Resected Stage III – IV NED Melanoma Using Nivolumab

ADJUVANT THERAPY APPROVED IN BC
BC has approved adjuvant nivolumab for stage III melanoma as of Nov 1 and indication is for every 2 or 4 weeks as per patient choice or physician recommendation


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BC Cancer Protocol Summary

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Oct 4, 2019

Baldness could explain why more young men are being diagnosed with melanoma

CTV News Article

Strides for Melanoma to battle skin cancer in Canada

Global News


Nov. 4 2019

Immunotherapy treating melanoma with success at JHCC – Treatment has boosted stage 4 survival rate to 40 per cent

Hamilton News

Targeted melanoma combination therapy Tafinlar® plus Mekinist® now reimbursed in Quebec for adjuvant melanoma patients with BRAF V600 mutation and lymph node involvement(i)

PRESS RELEASE

2019 Canadian Cancer Stats

REPORT: Produced by the Canadian Cancer Society, Statistics Canada, the Public Health Agency of Canada, in collaboration with the provincial and territorial cancer registries

Head and Neck Melanoma Incidence Trends in the Pediatric, Adolescent, and Young Adult Population of the United States and Canada, 1995-2014 

JOURNAL: AMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online October 3, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.2769

Melanoma Walk marks first year in Peterborough

Global News

Globe & Mail News Story

Dermatologist warns of ‘ugly ducklings’ on skin

The Melanoma Network of Canada held an information session in Toronto to inform people of the risks of skin cancer.

CTV News Story

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Sun Misconceptions: New Study Reveals Ontario Youth are Misguided in their Understanding of Melanoma, Sun Safety and Protection Efforts

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Sun Misconceptions: New Study Reveals Ontario Youth are Misguided in their Understanding of Melanoma, Sun Safety and Protection Efforts
The Melanoma Network of Canada Reminds You to be Sun Safe this Summer

Milton Now

The Weather Network
HOW MUCH SPF DO YOU REALLY NEED? ANSWER MAY SUPRISE YOU

ARTICLE WEATHER NETWORK

Recommended Use of High SPF Sunscreen for Prevention of Skin Cancer, Melanoma. Sun Safety Council

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Sanofi Libtayo
Health Canada issues Notice of Compliance with Conditions (NOC/c) for LibtayoTM (cemiplimab), the first and only biologic for the treatment of advanced cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (CSCC)

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