Uveal melanoma

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Uveal melanoma

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Uveal melanoma" returned 406 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Long overall survival after dendritic cell vaccination in metastatic uveal melanoma patients.
 

Author(s): Kalijn F Bol, Hanneke W Mensink, Erik H J G Aarntzen, Gerty Schreibelt, Jan E E Keunen, Pierre G Coulie, Annelies de Klein, Cornelis J A Punt, Dion Paridaens, Carl G Figdor, I Jolanda M de Vries

Journal: Am. J. Ophthalmol.. 2014 Nov;158(5):939-47.

 

To assess the safety and efficacy of dendritic cell vaccination in metastatic uveal melanoma.

Last Updated: 2 Dec 2014

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Uveal melanoma in the peripheral choroid masquerading as chronic uveitis.
 

Author(s): Lei Feng, Jiang Zhu, Tao Gao, Baizhou Li, Yabo Yang

Journal: Optom Vis Sci. 2014 Sep;91(9):e222-5.

 

To describe a case of uveal melanoma in the peripheral choroid masquerading as chronic uveitis and to raise awareness about malignant masquerade syndromes.

Last Updated: 23 Aug 2014

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Effect of selumetinib vs chemotherapy on progression-free survival in uveal melanoma: a randomized clinical trial.
 

Author(s): Richard D Carvajal, Jeffrey A Sosman, Jorge Fernando Quevedo, Mohammed M Milhem, Anthony M Joshua, Ragini R Kudchadkar, Gerald P Linette, Thomas F Gajewski, Jose Lutzky, David H Lawson, Christopher D Lao, Patrick J Flynn, Mark R Albertini, Takami Sato, Karl Lewis, Austin Doyle, Kristin Ancell, Katherine S Panageas, Mark Bluth, Cyrus Hedvat, Joseph Erinjeri, Grazia Ambrosini, Brian Marr, David H Abramson, Mark Andrew Dickson, Jedd D Wolchok, Paul B Chapman, Gary K Schwartz

Journal: JAMA. 2014 Jun;311(23):2397-405.

 

Uveal melanoma is characterized by mutations in GNAQ and GNA11, resulting in mitogen-activated protein kinase pathway activation.

Last Updated: 18 Jun 2014

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The terms "Uveal melanoma" returned 14 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Systemic treatment of metastatic uveal melanoma: review of literature and future perspectives.
 

Author(s): Kristina Buder, Anja Gesierich, Götz Gelbrich, Matthias Goebeler

Journal: Cancer Med. 2013 Oct;2(5):674-86.

 

Up to 50% of patients with uveal melanoma develop metastatic disease with poor prognosis. Regional, mainly liver-directed, therapies may induce limited tumor responses but do not improve overall survival. Response rates of metastatic uveal melanoma (MUM) to systemic chemotherapy are ...

Last Updated: 9 Jan 2014

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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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Radiation Therapy in Preventing Liver Metastases in Patients With Uveal Melanoma Who HaveMonosomy 3 or DecisionDx Class 2 Disease and Are More Likely to Develop Liver Metastases
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Iris Melanoma; Medium/Large Size Posterior Uveal Melanoma; Stage IIA Uveal Melanoma; Stage IIB Uveal Melanoma; Stage IIIA Uveal Melanoma; Stage IIIB Uveal Melanoma; Stage IIIC Uveal Melanoma

 

Last Updated: 8 Jan 2015

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

Status: 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: 15 Dec 2014

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New Biopsy Technique for Uveal Melanoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Uveal Melanoma

 

Last Updated: 11 Aug 2014

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