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Katy Ault Phillips Melanoma Foundation

Katy Ault Phillips Melanoma Foundation

We recently donated UV Skinz products to a fundraising event recently held by the Katy Ault Phillips Melanoma Foundation. Katy Ault Phillips leaves behind her memory and has inspired her family to honor her name with Melanoma awareness. This is Katy’s story told by her sister, Emily… It all began when Katy had a Melanoma removed from her skin in 2008, and was diagnosed as benign, so no further surgery was done at that time.  …

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New Melanoma Drug is No Dud

The FDA approved a fast review of  a new Melanoma drug used in a clinical trial at 125 U.S. cancer centers. The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Aug. 19, shows about 23 percent of the patients given ipilimumab are alive two years later, compared with 14 percent of those who did not receive the drug. Those taking ipilimumab lived a median of about 10 months, compared with 6.4 months for those …

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