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And Wargo is planning to test whether manipulating the gut microbiome with fecal transplants (in pill form) or a bacterial treatment could help more melanoma patients respond to PD-1 blockers.
Herber-Bunting was diagnosed with melanoma about a decade ago.
The drug improved survival time for patients with metastatic melanoma from an average of six months to 10 months.
If successful, the viral treatment would join a long history of treating cancer with viruses, such as the use of modified herpes to fight melanoma.
According to the report, which was released earlier this year, the region with the highest number of melanoma — the deadliest form of skin cancer — cases is actually the Northwest.
By 2011 the first BRAF inhibitor, Zelboraf (vemurafenib), was approved for the treatment of melanoma.
The organization found that the highest incidence of skin cancer, specifically melanoma, actually occurs in Utah.
Robert Andtbacka, associate professor of surgery at the Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah, is leading a clinical trial in melanoma patients with less extensive tumors that can be removed.
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