Evaluating Biomarkers in Melanoma

  title={Evaluating Biomarkers in Melanoma},
  author={Panagiotis Karagiannis and Matthew W Fittall and S N Karagiannis},
  booktitle={Front. Oncol.},
The incidence of cutaneous melanoma has more than doubled over the last decades making it one of the fastest rising cancers worldwide. Improved awareness and early detection of malignant moles now permit earlier diagnosis aiming to decrease the likelihood of recurrence. However, it is difficult to identify those patients initially diagnosed with localized melanoma who subsequently develop metastatic disease. For this group, prognosis remains poor and clinical outcomes are variable and… CONTINUE READING
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