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Skin Cancer Antibodies
Skin cancers are the 6th most diagnosed cancers in the United States, with about 4.5% of all new cancer cases classified as melanoma of the skin, resulting in approx. 1.7% of cancer deaths yearly. As of 2012, there were approximately 997,000 people living with skin cancers in the United States. Those diagnosed with skin cancer have a 5 year survival rate of 91.5%. Over the last 10 years, the new cancer case rate has risen an average of 1.4% each year but the death rate has been stable. Biocare Medical is proud to offer key dematopathology antibodies that may aid in the identification of their respective proteins by IHC in FFPE tissues.
SEER Cancer Statistics Factsheets: Melanoma of the Skin. National Cancer Institute. Bethesda, MD, http://seer.cancer.gov/statfacts/html/melan.html