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Moffitt Cancer Center Researchers Working at Frontiers of Melanoma Research
Newswise — TAMPA, Fla. (April 27, 2012) – At Moffitt Cancer Center, patients with stage III and IV unresectable melanoma are now routinely genetically profiled for several gene mutations, including the BRAF gene, a known driver oncogene for melanoma. Research has shown that mutations in the BRAF gene determine sensitivity or resistance to a class of drugs that are BRAF inhibitors.
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