Expert Video - Which gene mutations are implicated in melanoma?
Laura Ferris, MD, PhD, a dermatologist and melanoma expert at the University of Pittsburg Medical Center, discusses BRAF, c-KIT, CDKN2A, NRAS, map-kinase, and other mutations involved in melanoma. She explains who may benefit from testing and how learning about gene mutations can help even some time after the original melanoma is removed.
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