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How are melanoma cells different from other cancer cells?

Melanoma cells can be hard to eradicate—and even after successful treatment, risk of recurrence remains. In this video, Philip Friedlander, MD, an oncologist at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, explains how melanoma cells are "sneaky."


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