Website privacy policy


A different sort of cookie*

The GenoMEL website’s privacy policy has been updated to better explain our use of Google Analytics to monitor visitor numbers and usage. Google Analytics works by placing a ‘cookie’ on the user’s computer so that it can tell the difference between a first time visitor and a returning visitor. The policy now gives details of how to opt out of Google Analytics.

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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.