Uveal melanoma

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Uveal melanoma

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Uveal melanoma" returned 394 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Antibodies reacting with Simian Virus 40 capsid protein mimotopes in serum samples from patients affected by uveal melanoma.
 

Author(s): Ilaria Bononi, Paolo Perri, Alice Begnardi, Alessandra Martini, Elisa Mazzoni, Silvia Bosi, Silvia Pietrobon, Adolfo Sebastiani, Mauro Tognon, Fernanda Martini

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The uveal melanoma (UM) is the most common human intraocular tumour. Simian Virus 40 (SV-40) is a small DNA tumor virus detected in some malignancies, including the cutaneous melanoma. In this study an indirect ELISA using synthetic peptides that mimic SV-40 antigens, was employed ...

Last Updated: 4 Jun 2014

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[Re: Brachytherapy for malignant uveal melanoma].
 

Author(s): Einar Dale

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Last Updated: 30 Apr 2014

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Assessment of the effect of iris colour and having children on 5-year risk of death after diagnosis of uveal melanoma: a follow-up study.
 

Author(s): Andrea Schmidt-Pokrzywniak, Sven Kalbitz, Oliver Kuss, Karl-Heinz Jöckel, Norbert Bornfeld, Andreas Stang

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To examine the all-cause mortality and uveal melanoma specific mortality among newly diagnosed uveal melanoma patients after five years. Furthermore, we assess of the effect of iris colour and having children on 5-year risk of death after diagnosis of uveal melanoma. Therefore, we ...

Last Updated: 25 Apr 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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New Biopsy Technique for Uveal Melanoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Uveal Melanoma

 

Last Updated: 11 Aug 2014

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Last Updated: 27 Sep 2011

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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: 21 Nov 2014

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