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Pioneering melanoma test to be made available within two years

September 27, 2019

Scientists at Newcastle University in the UK have developed a new test that can more accurately predict whether skin cancer is likely to return.

The researchers say that for patients with the earliest stages of melanoma, the test can reliably predict whether the cancer is likely to spread to other parts of the body or recur once it has been removed.

The team hopes the pioneering test will be available for use within two years.

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