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Opinion: Lauren Cara Talks On The Gut Microbiome, Cancer And Immunotherapy

When someone is diagnosed with cancer quite often, the last thing on their mind is nutrition and food. A stage four diagnosis is extremely serious and some of the treatments…

Dr Aldridge Appointed Course Director

  We are delighted to congratulate Dr Christian Aldridge on his appointment as Course Director to the Postgraduate Diploma MSc programme with runs in conjunction with the University of South…

Dr Aldridge strongly advises against mole removal tools.

We have noticed a series of very alarming online advertisements for mole and skin blemish removal tools.  Following a number of concerned emails and messages from our followers on social…

Meet Anne Taft – Melanoma UK’s Charity Lottery Winner

In 2015, on Anne Taft’s birthday, Anne’s very dear friend Pauline Martindale died of melanoma. In the months leading up to her death, Pauline (a keen musician) had asked Anne…

Longitudinal Melanonychia Guidance By Dr Christian Aldridge

Melanonychia is brown or black pigmentation of the nail unit. It commonly presents as a pigmented band arranged lengthwise along the nail unit, and this presentation is known as longitudinal…

Help needed from patients using hospital pharmacies.

One of our patients is enlisting the help of other patients who are experiencing problems at hospital pharmacies.  Please take a moment to complete the survey.  This has been carried…

Skin Screenings With Somerset County Cricket

Melanoma UK’s dermatologist, Dr Christian Aldridge, recently visited Somerset County Cricket in order to carry out skin screening on the team. This year is the third year that the screening…

Mole Myths And Melanoma By Dr Christian Aldridge

We have noticed an increase in enquiries regarding moles and in particular, moles that have been present for a number of years and have not changed. We asked our dermatologist,…

Face Medical Clinic To Provide Mole Checking And Removal Services

The Face Medical Clinic, Heywood has become the first clinic in the North West to become an official partner with Melanoma UK, providing mole checking and removal services.  With the number…

Rotary Club of Loughborough Donate £2000

The Rotary Club of Loughborough has presented Melanoma UK with a cheque for over £2000. The donation came as the result of club member, Norman Peach, who sadly lost his…

Checkmate 915 Adjuvant Melanoma Study

The study Checkmate 915 is now open in the UK.  There are a number of centres running this study. Key Inclusion Criteria Checkmate 915 Study 1. At least 15 years…

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