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New tool could help cancer patients get the right treatment early on

SBS Filipino

Skin cancer online tool

Skin cancer patient Nicholas Sykes.


Published 24 June 2022 at 11:01am
By Phillippa Carisbrooke
Presented by Annalyn Violata
Source: SBS

A world-first tool developed in Australia can now help oncologists pick the right treatment for skin cancer patients early on.


Published 24 June 2022 at 11:01am
By Phillippa Carisbrooke
Presented by Annalyn Violata
Source: SBS


Highlights
  • 50 % of advanced melanoma patients don't respond to immunotherapy.
  • The Immunotherapy Outcomes Prediction calculator - developed by Melanoma Institute Australia - can now more accurately predict how a person will respond to treatment before they start.
  • The new online tool is accessible to oncologists worldwide for free.
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Isang bagong online tool ang ngayo'y maaari nang magamit ng mga oncologist mula sa iba't ibang panig ng mundo para sa una pa lamang ay makapili ng tamang paggamot para sa mga pasyente ng skin cancer.

SBS Filipino

24/06/202205:15



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