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Skin Cancer Update with A/Prof Giuseppe Argenziano [November]
In this month’s skin cancer update video, Associate Professor Giuseppe Argenziano discusses which adjuvant therapies are most effective in the treatment of advanced melanoma.
In stage 3 melanoma patients who have their primary tumour surgically excised, five-year recurrence rates are 70 percent in patients who receive no adjuvant therapy; 64 percent in patients who receive Interferon; 59 percent in patients who receive Ipilimumab; 38 percent in patients who receive Nivolumab; and 37 percent in patients who receive a combination of target therapies.
In the full skin cancer update video below, A/Prof Giuseppe Argenziano discusses how adjuvant therapies after surgical excision provide a sgnificant decrease in the five-year recurrence rate of stage 3 melanoma.
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