Published Online: 27 JAN 2006
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Pollock, P. M. 2006. Melanoma: Genetics. eLS. .
- Published Online: 27 JAN 2006
Melanoma is an aggressive skin cancer. Germ-line mutations in CDKN2A and CDK4 are found in about 20% of melanoma families. Mutations in a variety of genes have been reported in sporadic melanomas.