Preventing Metastasis of High-Risk Melanoma
In the U.S., more than 7,000 people die from melanoma annually. Up to one-third of these deaths are caused by early, localized melanomas (AJCC Stage 1–2) that metastasize despite appropriate surgical treatment. There are no medical treatments designed to prevent early melanoma from progressing to metastatic disease. We are leveraging genetic expression data to discover medications that can halt this metastatic process.
‚— Wesley Yu, M.D.
- Oregon Health & Science University
- Career Development Award in Dermatologic Surgery
Categories: Featured Researchers
Tags: 2021 Research Awards, Chemoprevention, Melanoma, Nevi and Melanoma
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