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ECU chases spreading melanoma

Friday, 23 January 2009


Perth researchers are breaking new ground in detecting dangerous melanoma by using a blood test to work out how the skin cancer turns deadly and spreads to other parts of the body Supported by a $70,000 Cancer

Council WA grant, Edith Cowan University scientists are using a newly developed test which detects when melanoma cells migrate into the bloodstream to see what triggem them to turn into the cells that cause secondary tumours.

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