Through world-leading genetic work, NSW researchers are discovering why about 50% of melanomas don’t respond to immunotherapy. Over the past decade, immunotherapy drugs have become the standard treatment for metastatic (or Stage IV) melanomas. These drugs help someone’s immune system recognise and fight a tumour by preventing tumour cells from obstructing the body’s immune checkpoints. […]

Source: NSW Health & Medical Research | Melanoma breakthroughs

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