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New Gene Research Shows Potential of Melanoma in Dark-eyed, Easy Tanners

Posted: April 24, 2009

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Melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer, is highly curable when caught early. In 2008, an estimated 8,420 people in the United States died from it, according to the American Cancer Society. There were about 62,000 new cases. Currently, there is no commercially available test for MCIR variants.

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The Skin Cancer Foundation has more on melanoma.

HealthDay News, April 21, 2009