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May 16, 2013 12:16 PM by Michael Handler; KSBY News

Two drugs help shrink Melanoma

There is promising information out about treating advanced Melanoma, which is the deadliest form of skin cancer.

New research from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center finds a combination of two drugs can shrink Melanoma tumors significantly.

The drugs work by boosting the immune system and its ability to fight cancer. The drugs work by boosting the immune system and its ability to fight cancer.

The study included 37 patients who had inoperable Melanoma. The medications were able to shrink tumors by half, and more in some patients.

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