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2011-02-07 01:00:00

LA JOLLA, Calif., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DermTech International, Inc., a biotechnology company dedicated to bringing genomic medicine to dermatologists, today announced that the discovery data on its new genomic assay for melanoma have been published in the British Journal of Dermatology. The test is based on the EGIR(TM) technology (Epidermal Genetic Information Retrieval) that non-invasively collects cells from the skin's surface using a custom adhesive. Details from the paper...

2005-06-20 22:18:37

CHICAGO "“ Despite campaigns promoting early detection and increased awareness of melanoma (skin cancer) the proportion of the most aggressive and deadly form of melanoma remains the same, according to an article in the June issue of Archives of Dermatology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Incidence and mortality of melanoma (skin cancer) in the United States have risen steeply from 1969 to 1999, according to background information in the article, with a disproportionally greater...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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