Melanoma Moon Shot update 2014

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Download from iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/melanoma-moon-shot-update/id43184821... . Cases of melanoma and deaths from this form of skin cancer are on the rise. MD Anderson is ideally suited to tackle this growing challenge because of our unparalleled resources and capabilities. Michael Davies, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of Melanoma Medical Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses the recent advances made in the organization’s Melanoma Moon Shot program.

New Drugs Target Melanoma

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Two new drugs provide the first new treatments for melanoma in years. However, they don't help everyone and resistance can develop. Michael Davies, M.D., Ph.D., of MD Anderson's Department of Melanoma, discusses next steps.