Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center investigators have published a body of research that may herald an era of improved staging and risk stratification for patients with Merkel cell carcinoma, utilizing distinct histologic patterns in sentinel lymph node biopsies.
Patients with uveal melanoma metastatic to the liver who present without symptoms and receive local therapy as first-line treatment have better survival outcomes those who present with symptoms and receive other first-line therapies, a Cleveland Clinic study has found.
Rule out infection, especially Clostridium difficile, then order colonoscopy or computed tomography. Here’s a primer on diagnosing and managing checkpoint inhibitor-associated colitis.
Dr. Funchain applies practical translation of genomic data to clinical precision oncology, melanoma survivorship and predictors of clinical outcomes and adverse events related to immunotherapy.
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People with a higher incidence of cancer — multiple melanomas, melanoma and additional cancers or a family history of melanomas and other malignancies — can carry a higher risk for breast, pros-tate, brain and other cancers.
A Cleveland Clinic study found a significant discordance between the results of two commercially available genomic tests, even when both tumor tissue and circulating tumor DNA were collected around the same time.
Participation in the registry will bolster the understanding of melanoma heritability and genetic underpinnings as well as offer patients the option to learn and share test results.
Learn how Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center prioritized multidisciplinary patient care in the design of its new building through physician interviews, 360 tours and other interactive media.