Genetics of Uveal Melanoma and Cutaneous Melanoma: Two of a Kind?

Abstract

Cutaneous melanoma and uveal melanoma both derive from melanocytes but show remarkable differences in tumorigenesis, mode of metastatic spread, genetic alterations, and therapeutic response. In this review we discuss the differences and similarities along with the genetic research techniques available and the contribution to our current understanding of… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2010/360136

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