Uveal melanoma

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Uveal melanoma

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Uveal melanoma" returned 380 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Re: Brachytherapy for malignant uveal melanoma].
 

Author(s): Einar Dale

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Last Updated: 30 Apr 2014

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Brachytherapy for malignant uveal melanoma.
 

Author(s): Jørgen Krohn, Olav Dahl, Tone Nybø, Bård Kjersem

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Last Updated: 13 Mar 2014

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Expression analysis of genes and pathways associated with liver metastases of the uveal melanoma.
 

Author(s): Yuanyuan Zhang, Yong Yang, Lei Chen, Jianhong Zhang

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Uveal melanoma is an aggressive cancer which has a high percentage metastasizing to the liver, with a worse prognosis. Identification of patients at high risk of metastases may provide information for early detection of metastases and treatment.

Last Updated: 14 Mar 2014

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The terms "Uveal melanoma" returned 13 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The American Brachytherapy Society consensus guidelines for plaque brachytherapy of uveal melanoma and retinoblastoma.
 

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Journal: Brachytherapy. ;13(1):1-14.

 

To present the American Brachytherapy Society (ABS) guidelines for plaque brachytherapy of choroidal melanoma and retinoblastoma.

Last Updated: 20 Jan 2014

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Inflammation in uveal melanoma.
 

Author(s): I H G Bronkhorst, M J Jager

Journal: Eye (Lond). 2013 Feb;27(2):217-23.

 

Leukocytic infiltration is a common feature of human cancers, including those that develop in immunoprivileged sites, such as the eye. The infiltration of myeloid and T cells into tumours is part of the host response against cancer. In uveal melanoma, high densities of immune cells ...

Last Updated: 14 Feb 2013

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Molecular pathology of uveal melanoma.
 

Author(s): S E Coupland, S L Lake, M Zeschnigk, B E Damato

Journal: Eye (Lond). 2013 Feb;27(2):230-42.

 

Like other cancers, uveal melanomas (UM) are characterised by an uncontrolled, clonal, cellular proliferation, occurring as a result of numerous genetic, and epigenetic aberrations. Signalling pathways known to be disrupted in UM include: (1) the retinoblastoma pathway, probably as ...

Last Updated: 14 Feb 2013

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Adjuvant Sunitinib or Valproic Acid in High-Risk Patients With Uveal Melanoma
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Ciliary Body and Choroid Melanoma, Medium/Large Size; Ciliary Body and Choroid Melanoma, Small Size; Iris Melanoma; Stage I Intraocular Melanoma; Stage IIA Intraocular Melanoma; Stage IIB Intraocular Melanoma; Stage IIIA Intraocular Melanoma; Stage IIIB Intraocular Melanoma; Stage IIIC Intraocular Melanoma

 

Last Updated: 24 Feb 2014

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Trametinib With or Without GSK2141795 in Treating Patients With Metastatic Uveal Melanoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Ciliary Body and Choroid Melanoma, Medium/Large Size; Ciliary Body and Choroid Melanoma, Small Size; Extraocular Extension Melanoma; Iris Melanoma; Metastatic Intraocular Melanoma; Recurrent Intraocular Melanoma; Stage IV Intraocular Melanoma

 

Last Updated: 12 Aug 2014

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Cabozantinib-S-Malate Compared With Temozolomide or Dacarbazine in Treating Patients With Melanoma of the Eye
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Ciliary Body and Choroid Melanoma, Medium/Large Size; Ciliary Body and Choroid Melanoma, Small Size; Iris Melanoma; Metastatic Intraocular Melanoma; Recurrent Intraocular Melanoma; Stage IIIA Intraocular Melanoma; Stage IIIB Intraocular Melanoma; Stage IIIC Intraocular Melanoma; Stage IV Intraocular Melanoma

 

Last Updated: 19 Aug 2014

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