Acral Lentiginous Melanoma

Common Name(s)

Acral Lentiginous Melanoma

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Melanoma International Foundation

The mission of the Melanoma International Foundation is to develop personalized strategies with patients so they may live longer, better lives.

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Acral Lentiginous Melanoma" for support, advocacy or research.

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Melanoma International Foundation

The mission of the Melanoma International Foundation is to develop personalized strategies with patients so they may live longer, better lives.

http://www.melanomainternational.org

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Acral Lentiginous Melanoma" returned 8 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Genetic alterations in RAS-regulated pathway in acral lentiginous melanoma.
 

Author(s): Joan A Puig-Butillé, Celia Badenas, Zighereda Ogbah, Cristina Carrera, Paula Aguilera, Josep Malvehy, Susana Puig

Journal: Exp. Dermatol.. 2013 Feb;22(2):148-50.

 

Studies integrating clinicopathological and genetic features have revealed distinct patterns of genomic aberrations in Melanoma. Distributions of BRAF or NRAS mutations and gains of several oncogenes differ among melanoma subgroups, while 9p21 deletions are found in all melanoma subtypes. ...

Last Updated: 31 Jan 2013

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Letter: Acral-lentiginous melanoma: Report of 15 cases.
 

Author(s): A M Manganoni, F Facchetti, F Gavazzoni, C Farisoglio, G Manca, E Sereni, D Marocolo, P G Calzavara-Pinton

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Last Updated: 28 Jan 2011

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The expression of human high molecular weight melanoma-associated antigen in acral lentiginous melanoma.
 

Author(s): Hazuki Nishi, Yuji Inoue, Toshiro Kageshita, Minoru Takata, Hironobu Ihn

Journal: Biosci Trends. 2010 Apr;4(2):86-9.

 

The high molecular weight melanoma-associated antigen (HMW-MAA) is a membrane-bound chondroitin sulphate proteoglycan that is highly expressed on the surface of melanoma cells. It represents an attractive target for immunotherapy of malignant melanoma. Previously, it was reported ...

Last Updated: 7 May 2010

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A Trial Looking at Nilotinib to Treat Acral and Mucosal Melanoma Skin Cancer That Has Spread
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Mucosal Lentiginous Melanoma; Acral Lentiginous Malignant Melanoma

 

Last Updated: 18 May 2012

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