Continued research study at a conference of the National Cancer Institute, that a simple analysis of the blood, it can help to identify patients who have skin cancer has spread to them.
The “BBC” that the use of blood tests are simple and accurate way to discover the extent of disease progression and early indicator of the extent of the disease, and added that this would give doctors and patients important information at a time is much faster than is now possible.
Pointed out that it is difficult to detect and treat melanoma, the most dangerous type of skin cancer has spread, say researchers at the University of Dundee, said the measure rates of a gene called FBI T-12 (TFP12) in the DNA in the blood, and it may be an indication of the spread of the disease.
The Cancer Research UK said that the results of the study may lead to faster diagnosis of the disease and to find new treatments.
Professor of dermatology at the University, that the use of blood tests to determine the DNA features and an easy way to see what is going on under the skin.
The rate of survival for eight out of every ten people with melanoma to ten years, but experts believe that more could be done for patients who have cancer has spread to other organs.