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Melanoma – recent advances

In the past few years there have been remarkable advances in oncology, many of which started life as insights into disease mechanisms at the molecular level, and were subsequently translated into targeted treatment. Melanoma may seem to have been bypassed by these advances; however, the past five to ten years have seen definite improvements in our understanding and management of this disease and, perhaps as importantly, have emphasised where we should focus our efforts to improve outcomes.
Dermatology in practice 2006; 14(3): 6–9
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