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Mela Sciences Shares Surge After FDA Approves Cancer Test

Nov. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Mela Sciences Inc., the maker of the MelaFind melanoma-detection device, gained 19 percent after receiving Food and Drug Administration approval to sell the product in the U.S.

Mela rose to $6.42 at 8:10 a.m. The Irvington, New York-based company said in a statement today that it plans to first introduce the test in the northeastern U.S. in 2012.

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