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SDUT: Battling skin cancer with a piece of tape instead of a scalpel

Put down the scalpel and bring out the tape. That’s the prescription from La Jolla’s DermTech, which offers skin tests for melanoma using a special adhesive tape. The genomic tests can quickly identify those who need further attention and reassure those who test negative for the cancer. One test, called DermTech PLA (Pigment Lesion Assay), launched in 2016.

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