1. Viral Therapy in Melanoma Clinical Trial Led by Rutgers Cancer Institute Physician-Scientist is Approved by FDA

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an immunotherapy known as T-VEC that was the focus of a phase III melanoma clinical trial led by Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Associate Director for Clinical Science and Chief Surgical Officer Howard L. Kaufman, MD, FACS.

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    1. While we may not cure every case of melanoma with these types of immunotherapies, treatments such as T-VEC are enabling us to better manage the disease as if it were a chronic illness like diabetes.
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