New Test Could Clear Up Some Melanoma Diagnoses

In most instances a microscope is enough to make a diagnosis of melanoma, but in some the view under the lens does not provide a clear enough picture. A new test that combines math and science could make the most difficult cases easier to identify.

In most instances a microscope is enough to make a diagnosis of melanoma, but in some the view under the lens does not provide a clear enough picture. A new test that combines math and science could make the most difficult cases easier to identify.

Loren E. Clarke, MD, of Myriad Genetic Laboratories discussed the tests during the American Academy of Dermatology Annual meeting in San Francisco.