New GenoMEL paper

A fourth paper has been published based on GenoMEL’s health psychology studies. It highlights the need for more effective communication of genetic test results. To find out more please visit the European Journal of Cancer website. Congratulations to all involved.

New GenoMEL paper

GenoMEL’s latest paper is now available online. It reports further findings from GenoMEL’s health psychology questionnaires. To find the article please visit the website of the journal Archives of Dermatology.

Skin Cancer Exposed


XploreHealth, a scientific ‘portal’ financed by the European Union, has produced a module concerning melanoma. The ‘Skin Cancer Exposed’ module features interviews with GenoMEL members and seeks to engage citizens, patients, schoolchildren and teachers.

2012 annual meeting


The 2012 meeting will take place in Leiden, the Netherlands 18-20 June. The meeting is open to GenoMEL members and invited guests. The registration page is now available.

The hunt for high and low risk melanoma genes
Dr. Peter Kanetsky, from GenoMEL’s group in Pennsylvania, gave a talk late last year to students, researchers and clinicians at the University of Wisconsin about GenoMEL’s genetic research. The talk is available as a webcast.