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Differential expression of microRNAs during melanoma progression: miR-200c, miR-205 and miR-211 are downregulated in melanoma and act as tumour suppressors

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http://www.nature.com/bjc/journal/v106/n3/full/bjc2011568a.html
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)553-61
Number of pages9
JournalBritish Journal of Cancer
Volume106
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Abstract

The incidence of malignant melanoma is increasing faster than that for any other cancer. Histological examination of skin excision biopsies remains the standard method for melanoma diagnosis and prognosis. Significant morphological overlap between benign and malignant lesions complicates diagnosis, and tumour thickness is not always an accurate predictor of prognosis.

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