Subset of Patients With Melanoma Have Very Low Mortality Risk

Despite being the most lethal form of skin cancer, some patients have less than a 1% risk of dying from the disease, according to the study. Medscape Medical News

Less Than Third of Americans Aware of Cancer Risk From Alcohol

Despite strong evidence that all alcoholic beverages increase the risk of many types of cancer, Americans continue to be little aware of this risk, a new survey reveals. Medscape Medical News

Top 5 Breast Cancer Articles From November

Medscape Medical News put together a list of the most notable breast cancer stories published last month. Medscape Medical News

'Game Changer': Thyroid Cancer Recurrence No Higher With Lobectomy

Patients with intermediate-risk papillary thyroid cancer who undergo lobectomy versus total thyroidectomy as the surgical approach show no significant differences in recurrence-free survival. Medscape Medical News

FDA Declines to Approve Y-mAbs's Pediatric Cancer Drug

The health regulator on Thursday declined to approve a treatment from Y-mAbs Therapeutics for a rare form of nerve cancer in pediatric patients, dragging the company's shares down 16% in extended trading. Reuters Health Information