Uveal melanoma

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Uveal melanoma

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Uveal melanoma" returned 393 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Clinico-Pathological Association of Delineated miRNAs in Uveal Melanoma with Monosomy 3/Disomy 3 Chromosomal Aberrations.
 

Author(s): Nalini Venkatesan, Jagat Kanwar, Perinkulam Ravi Deepa, Vikas Khetan, Tamsyn M Crowley, Rajeswari Raguraman, Ganesan Sugneswari, Pukhraj Rishi, Viswanathan Natarajan, Jyotirmay Biswas, Subramanian Krishnakumar

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To correlate the differentially expressed miRNAs with clinico-pathological features in uveal melanoma (UM) tumors harbouring chromosomal 3 aberrations among South Asian Indian cohort.

Last Updated: 27 Jan 2016

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Uveal and Conjunctival Melanoma: Close Together-but Only Distantly Related.
 

Author(s): J William Harbour

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2016 Jan;30(1):44, 48.

 

Last Updated: 21 Jan 2016

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Clinical Characteristics of 582 Patients with Uveal Melanoma in China.
 

Author(s): Yue Ming Liu, Yang Li, Wen Bin Wei, Xiaolin Xu, Jost B Jonas

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To assess clinical characteristics, treatment and survival of patients with uveal melanoma in China.

Last Updated: 9 Dec 2015

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The terms "Uveal melanoma" returned 27 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Clinical Management of Uveal and Conjunctival Melanoma.
 

Author(s): Elyse S Blum, Jessica Yang, Kimberly M Komatsubara, Richard D Carvajal

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2016 Jan;30(1):29-32, 34-43, 48.

 

Ocular melanoma is a rare but potentially devastating malignancy arising from the melanocytes of the uveal tract, conjunctiva, or orbit; it represents less than 5% of all melanoma cases in the United States. The management of ocular melanoma varies depending on its anatomic origin, ...

Last Updated: 21 Jan 2016

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Upcoming translational challenges for uveal melanoma.
 

Author(s): Nabil Amirouchene-Angelozzi, Marie Schoumacher, Marc-Henri Stern, Nathalie Cassoux, Laurence Desjardins, Sophie Piperno-Neumann, Olivier Lantz, Sergio Roman-Roman

Journal: Br. J. Cancer. 2015 Nov;113(9):1249-53.

 

The past few years have witnessed major advances in the understanding of the molecular landscape of uveal melanoma (UM). The discovery of a mutational background that is completely different from the one of skin melanoma has granted to UM a stand-alone status. The absence of effective ...

Last Updated: 4 Nov 2015

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Uveal Melanoma UK National Guidelines.
 

Author(s): P Nathan, V Cohen, S Coupland, K Curtis, B Damato, J Evans, S Fenwick, L Kirkpatrick, O Li, E Marshall, K McGuirk, C Ottensmeier, N Pearce, S Salvi, B Stedman, P Szlosarek, N Turnbull,

Journal: Eur. J. Cancer. 2015 Nov;51(16):2404-12.

 

The United Kingdom (UK) uveal melanoma guideline development group used an evidence based systematic approach (Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)) to make recommendations in key areas of uncertainty in the field including: the use and effectiveness of new technologies ...

Last Updated: 14 Oct 2015

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Pembrolizumab in Treating Patients With Advanced Uveal Melanoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Stage IIIA Uveal Melanoma; Stage IIIB Uveal Melanoma; Stage IIIC Uveal Melanoma; Stage IV Uveal Melanoma

 

Last Updated: 2 Mar 2016

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Glembatumumab Vedotin in Treating Patients With Metastatic or Locally Recurrent Uveal Melanoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Recurrent Uveal Melanoma; Stage IV Uveal Melanoma

 

Last Updated: 19 Jul 2016

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

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Recurrent Uveal Melanoma; Stage IV Uveal Melanoma

 

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2016

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