Investigational Drugs & Therapies

In this section learn about drugs that have been approved for the treatment of advanced melanoma and new drugs for melanoma that are in clinical trial.


Drugs used to stimulate a patient’s own immune system to recognize and destroy cancer cells more effectively. Immunotherapy targets the immune system; it does not directly target the cancer cell.

Learn about immunotherapy

Targeted Therapy

Drugs designed to target or “switch off” specific genes and pathways that contribute to melanoma cell growth.

Learn about targeted therapy


Vaccines stimulate the immune system to recognize and destroy cancer cells.

Learn about vaccines

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