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New genetic research to help early melanoma detection

Knowing your risk of developing melanoma could be as simple as taking a saliva based genetic test, with a Palaszczuk Government funded project at the Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) set to revolutionise early detection of the deadly skin cancer.

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Types of Acquired Melanocytic Nevi

Acquired melanocytic nevi are clumps of melanocytes which originate in childhood but usually manifest during the prime of life, in individuals in the 30-40 year age group.

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Five updates in melanoma/skin cancer detection, prevention

The American Academy of Dermatology designated May as National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month in 1997 to raise awareness on various strategies to prevent skin cancer.

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New Microscopic Technique Could Help Diagnose Metastatic Melanomas

The fight against skin cancer just got a new weapon. For years, melanoma researchers have studied samples that were considered uniform in size and color, making them easier to examine by more conventional means.

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