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    How would you like to enter this virtual laboratory and carry out a biopsy on skin tissue using the right surgical materials? Afterwards you'll be able to check if the tissue is cancerous. You'll discover all about the different treatments for melanoma and the characteristics of suspicious moles. 

Can you detect moles which could be suspicious and might develop melanoma? Play the game and detect the suspect moles. You'll find out which factors increase the risk of melanoma and how it can be prevented. 

To play with smartphone or tablet, download the app:

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In this video, we find out more about a research project on the causes of melanoma. By studying familial malignant melanoma and the affected genes, scientists are trying to prevent or diagnose cases of melanoma before they develop in order to cure the disease.