Uveal melanoma samples to be stored for future research

Patients who provide tissue for a uveal melanoma gene test will have the option of having a sample of the tumor stored for up to 5 years so that it can be used in potential future developments related to the disease, according to a news release from Castle Biosciences.The samples will not be used for research by Castle Biosciences and will be offered to a third party for research, treatment guidance or diagnostic purposes only with patients’ permission, the release said.

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