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Benefits of Testing

Review expert guidelines regarding who should consider genetic testing, how to find a genetics expert and how to move forward with testing.

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Genetic testing benefits for people diagnosed with melanoma 

For anyone who has been diagnosed multiple times with melanoma, genetic testing may provide the following information and benefit:

  • Your test results may make you eligible for a clinical trial. 
  • The test can help you understand your risk for a new cancer diagnosis and options for managing your risk.
  • Your results can help your relatives understand their risk for cancer and take actions to stay healthy.
Last updated February 02, 2022