Read an Article about Israel: The Jerusalem Post

I read an article in The Jerusalem Post titled, "Health Scan: Newly discovered gene affects melanoma survival." The article can be found at http://www.jpost.com/Business-and-Innovation/Health-and-Science/Health-Scan-Newly-discovered-gene-affects-melanoma-survival-432344. The discovery of the gene could lead to a breakthrough when it comes to treating skin cancer. The gene is a tumor suppressor gene. People with the mutation sometimes have shorter survival rates. The discovery may help doctors better understand the spread of melanoma, which could hopefully lead to new treatments. The article also discusses the use of a da Vinci robot, which greatly helped an ill man from Haifa. Such an innovative device will hopefully be used to help other sick people in the future.

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