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    In melanoma patients who are also treated with the immune therapy pembrolizumab after surgery, the risk of recurrence of the disease is almost twice as small as in patients who receive a placebo. This was shown by a randomized study in 23 countries, of more than 1000 melanoma patients, of whom 50 were from the Netherlands Cancer Institute.

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