Diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers in melanoma.

@article{Weinstein2014DiagnosticAP,
  title={Diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers in melanoma.},
  author={David Weinstein and Jennifer Leininger and Carl V. Hamby and Bijan Safai},
  journal={The Journal of clinical and aesthetic dermatology},
  year={2014},
  volume={7 6},
  pages={13-24}
}
Melanoma is a lethal melanocytic neoplasm. Unfortunately, the histological diagnosis can be difficult at times. Distinguishing ambiguous melanocytic neoplasms that are benign nevi from those that represent true melanoma is important both for treatment and prognosis. Diagnostic biomarkers currently used to assist in the diagnosis of melanoma are usually specific only for melanocytic neoplasms and not necessarily for their ability to metastasize. Traditional prognostic biomarkers include depth of… CONTINUE READING
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