Uveal melanoma

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Uveal melanoma

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Uveal melanoma" returned 419 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The Long Non-Coding RNA RHPN1-AS1 Promotes Uveal Melanoma Progression.
 

Author(s): Linna Lu, Xiaoyu Yu, Leilei Zhang, Xia Ding, Hui Pan, Xuyang Wen, Shiqiong Xu, Yue Xing, Jiayan Fan, Shengfang Ge, He Zhang, Renbing Jia, Xianqun Fan

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Increasing evidence suggests that aberrant long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) are significantly correlated with the pathogenesis, development and metastasis of cancers. RHPN1 antisense RNA 1 (RHPN1-AS1) is a 2030-bp transcript originating from human chromosome 8q24. However, the role ...

Last Updated: 26 Jan 2017

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Comprehensive Genetic Landscape of Uveal Melanoma by Whole-Genome Sequencing.
 

Author(s): Beryl Royer-Bertrand, Matteo Torsello, Donata Rimoldi, Ikram El Zaoui, Katarina Cisarova, Rosanna Pescini-Gobert, Franck Raynaud, Leonidas Zografos, Ann Schalenbourg, Daniel Speiser, Michael Nicolas, Laureen Vallat, Robert Klein, Serge Leyvraz, Giovanni Ciriello, Nicolò Riggi, Alexandre P Moulin, Carlo Rivolta

Journal: Am. J. Hum. Genet.. 2016 Nov;99(5):1190-1198.

 

Uveal melanoma (UM) is a rare intraocular tumor that, similar to cutaneous melanoma, originates from melanocytes. To gain insights into its genetics, we performed whole-genome sequencing at very deep coverage of tumor-control pairs in 33 samples (24 primary and 9 metastases). Genome-wide, ...

Last Updated: 17 Oct 2016

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Management and Outcome of Uveal Melanoma in a Single Tertiary Cancer Center in Jordan.
 

Author(s): Ahmed Zewar, Ibrahim Nawaiseh, Imad Jaradat, Jakub Khzouz, Khaleel Alrawashdeh, Ghadeer Abdeen, Mustafa Mehyar, Samer Khurma, Yacoub A Yousef

Journal: Turk Patoloji Derg. 2016 ;32(3):186-92.

 

The aim of this study was evaluate the features and outcome of management of uveal melanoma in King Hussein Cancer Center as an example of a referral tertiary cancer center in the Middle East.

Last Updated: 26 Aug 2016

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The terms "Uveal melanoma" returned 37 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Uveal Melanoma Cell Lines: Where do they come from? (An American Ophthalmological Society Thesis).
 

Author(s): Martine J Jager, J Antonio Bermudez Magner, Bruce R Ksander, Sander R Dubovy

Journal: Trans Am Ophthalmol Soc. 2016 Aug;114():T5.

 

To determine whether some of the most often used uveal melanoma cell lines resemble their original tumor.

Last Updated: 26 Dec 2016

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Update on Ophthalmic Oncology 2014: Retinoblastoma and Uveal Melanoma.
 

Author(s): Jasmine H Francis, Ariana M Levin, David H Abramson

Journal: Asia Pac J Ophthalmol (Phila). ;5(5):368-82.

 

The aim of this study was to review peer-reviewed articles on ophthalmic oncology (specifically retinoblastoma and uveal melanoma) published from January to December 2014.

Last Updated: 16 Sep 2016

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Proton therapy for the management of uveal melanoma and other ocular tumors.
 

Author(s): Kavita K Mishra, Inder K Daftari

Journal: Chin Clin Oncol. 2016 Aug;5(4):50.

 

Proton beam radiotherapy of uveal melanoma and other malignant and benign ocular tumors has shown tremendous development and success over the past four decades. Proton beam is associated with the lowest overall risk of local tumor recurrence in uveal melanoma, compared with other ...

Last Updated: 25 Aug 2016

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Vorinostat in Patients With Class 2 High Risk Uveal Melanoma
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Uveal Melanoma

 

Last Updated: 27 Apr 2017

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Last Updated: 27 Sep 2011

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Dendritic Cells Plus Autologous Tumor RNA in Uveal Melanoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Uveal Melanoma

 

Last Updated: 4 May 2017

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