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Investigating Lentigo Maligna

Lentigo maliga is a type of in-situ (superficial) melanoma which often presents a treatment challenge as it commonly occurs on cosmetically sensitive areas of the head and neck of elderly patients and may require several surgical procedures to achieve adequate clearance.

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Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute Release: Melanoma Blood Test Saves Lives

Source: Bio Space, November 2016 The Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute has become the first laboratory in Australia to be NATA accredited for a breakthrough technology to perform blood tests for melanoma patients to detect and analyse cancer genes. This new approach is already saving lives. This new blood test is called a liquid biopsy, […]

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New blood test to help save lives

A new blood test capable of diagnosing melanoma within hours is being unveiled in Victoria.

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Melanoma news, cure & treatment: Australian researchers develop breakthrough melanoma blood test; Liquid biopsy detects cancer within hours

Victoria is rolling out a revolutionary melanoma blood test that can diagnose the disease within hours, thereby greatly improving patients’ chances of overcoming the disease.

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