Neuropilin-2 gene expression correlates with malignant progression in cutaneous melanoma.
Rossi M, Tuck J, Kim OJ et al.
Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA.
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Br J Dermatol 2013 Dec 20; Epub ahead of print.
The prognosis in terms of survival in patients with malignant melanoma depends on tumor thickness and/or infiltration into deeper dermal tissues. However, a significant number of thin melanomas will also progress to advanced disease over time.