Epigenomic changes play an important role during the progression of melanoma

9 abril 2015

Researchers have zeroed in on what makes cancer cells in melanoma so aggressive. They also succeeded in taming the effect in cell cultures. Melanoma, a type of skin cancer, is notoriously quick to metastasize and responds poorly to existing cancer treatments. In their study, the researchers report a significant step forward in the characterization and potential treatment of melanoma.