If to go as per the statistics of the National Cancer Institute, then there will be more than 76,000 cases of skin cancer in the US and 9,180 deaths from the same. A lot many studies have been done to find cure for the same, and yet another research, which has found a novel way to treat melanoma cancer.
The research, which has find its place in the journal Nature Medicine was being led by Dr Thomas Kupper, who is from the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. The study researchers were of the view that they have found a way by which skin cancer is kept in control and that too by a molecule, which is found in immune system.
A molecule named as Interleukin-9 is found in the immune system of a person and it has been found to be showing resistance against skin cancer. Kupper said, "Immunotherapy of cancer is coming of age, and there have been exciting recent results in patients with melanoma treated with drugs that stimulate the immune system".
Kupper said that the treatment will provide a relief to many, but they need to take out further research on the matter and till then, nothing could be said in concrete.
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