Role of polo like kinase 4 in melanomagenesis and melanoma progression
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Biomedical Laboratory R&D
October 2018 -
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SUMMARY: Melanoma is one of the most aggressive human cancers with approximately 87,110 new melanoma cases and 9,730 melanoma-related deaths predicted in the U.S. in 2017. Further, melanoma is a significant problem in Veterans. The US military currently is and has been engaged, in missions all over the world, including recently, in the Middle East (Iraq and Afghanistan). Many US military personnel, who are deployed to high ultraviolet (UV) index climates in tropical and subtropical zones are po...