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University of Utah Melanoma Study: Genetic Test Determines Those at High-Risk for Deadly Cancer


6/23/2008 7:31:32 AM

Salt Lake Tribune -- What would you do if you knew you had a genetic mutation that would likely lead to melanoma?

A new study by Utah researchers showed, for the first time, that revealing results helps patients protect themselves. Even patients who learned they didn't have the mutation did a better job of screening themselves.


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