DNA tests help assess metastasis risk of melanoma

03/25/2014 | Dermatology Times online

A gene expression profiling test can be used to evaluate the risk that primary cutaneous melanomas will metastasize after a negative sentinel lymph node biopsy. Researchers analyzed data involving 217 patients. "This gives clinicians a better way of identifying high-risk patients," said dermatologist Pedram Gerami.

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