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National Cancer Institute: Genetics of Skin Cancer

        

National Cancer Institute: Genetics of Skin Cancer

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NCI's informational section about the genetics and types of skin cancer. There are more than 100 types of tumors that are clinically apparent on the skin; many of these are known to have familial components, either in isolation or as part of a syndrome with other features. This is, in part, because the skin itself is a complex organ made up of multiple cell types. Furthermore, many of these cell types can undergo malignant transformation at various points in their differentiation, leading to... More
Material Type: Reference Material
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: January 18, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: January 18, 2011
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Keywords: squamous cell carcinoma, melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, familial melanoma, skin cancer

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