Genes linked to hereditary melanoma
Multi-gene panel tests look for inherited mutations in many genes at the same time. These tests may include new or less common genes. Some panels may include additional genes other than those listed below. A genetics expert can make sure that the most appropriate test is ordered based on your personal situation and family medical history. They will also make sure that your test results are interpreted correctly.
Most common genes linked to hereditary melanoma
The most common gene associated with inherited melanoma risk is CDKN2A. Genetic mutations in other genes may also increase risk for melanoma, including: