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Melanoma drugs help patients live longer
USA Today

When Robert Harsh learned that his cancer treatments weren’t working, he stocked up on birthday cards and Valentines, so he could still tell wife and three children how much he loved them, even after he was gone. Two years later, the 43-year-old Maryland state trooper is still celebrating his kids’ birthdays in person, thanks to a new drug that has erased all evidence of his melanoma, which had spread from a small skin mole to multiple sites around his lungs.