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Dermatology Research and Practice
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 839829, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/839829
Research Article

The Determination of Melanoma Stage at Diagnosis

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, M4-B874, 1100 Fairview Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98109, USA

Received 15 December 2009; Revised 11 March 2010; Accepted 26 May 2010

Academic Editor: Prashiela Manga

Copyright © 2010 John A. H. Lee. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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