Uveal melanoma

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Uveal melanoma

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Uveal melanoma" returned 415 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Association of tumor and plasma microRNA expression with tumor monosomy-3 in patients with uveal melanoma.
 

Author(s): Pierre L Triozzi, Susan Achberger, Wayne Aldrich, John W Crabb, Yogen Saunthararajah, Arun D Singh

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Epigenetic events mediated by methylation and histone modifications have been associated with the development of metastasis in patients with uveal melanoma. The role of epigenetic events mediated by microRNA (miR) is less clear. Tumor and plasma miR expression was examined in patients ...

Last Updated: 25 Jul 2016

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Oncogenic role of microRNA‑20a in human uveal melanoma.
 

Author(s): Jinzi Zhou, Jian Jiang, Shuhong Wang, Xiaobo Xia

Journal: Mol Med Rep. 2016 Aug;14(2):1560-6.

 

As a member of the microRNA (miR)-17-92 cluster, miR‑20a has been indicated to be involved in the regulation of the proliferation and invasion of various cancer cells. Previous studies have observed elevated plasma levels of miR‑20a in patients with uveal melanoma (UM), compared ...

Last Updated: 19 Jul 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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Vorinostat in Patients With Class 2 High Risk Uveal Melanoma
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Uveal Melanoma

 

Last Updated: 17 Feb 2017

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Last Updated: 27 Sep 2011

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Intermittent Selumetinib for Uveal Melanoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Uveal Melanoma

 

Last Updated: 15 Dec 2016

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