Genetic testing in hereditary melanoma

Hensin Tsao, Kristin Niendorf

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Advances in our understanding of molecular genetics bring about unique challenges in our ability to practice molecular medicine. With the availability of commercial testing for various genetic cancer syndromes, including hereditary melanoma, specific issues regarding its use and limitations require attention before full translation of this tool into the clinical setting.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)803-808
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Issue number5
StatePublished - Nov 2004

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
Supported by the Dermatology Foundation and in part by grants from the American Skin Association (Dr Tsao) and National Institutes of Health (Dr Tsao).

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