Uveal melanoma

Common Name(s)

Uveal melanoma

Description for this condition is not yet available.
 

Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Uveal melanoma" for support, advocacy or research.

There are currently no organizations listed in Disease InfoSearch that support this condition. Create a listing.

 

 

General Support Organizations

Not finding the support you need? Show General Support Organizations

 
 
Top

How do you compare to others with this condition?

Privately answer questions about your health. Let resources, you select, come to you.

Anonymously share and see how your answers compare with others with this condition while privately providing key pieces of information to medical researchers, disease advocacy groups, and others ONLY YOU select to help speed up cures and better alternatives.

 
 

Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Uveal melanoma" for support, advocacy or research.

There are currently no organizations listed in Disease InfoSearch that support this condition. Create a listing.

 

 

General Support Organizations

Not finding the support you need? Show General Support Organizations

 
 
 
 
Top

Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Uveal melanoma" returned 400 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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

Go To URL
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

Go To URL
Bimodal mortality dynamics for uveal melanoma: a cue for metastasis development traits?
 

Author(s): Romano Demicheli, Marco Fornili, Elia Biganzoli

Journal:

 

The study estimates mortality dynamics (event-specific hazard rates over a follow-up time interval) for uveal melanoma.

Last Updated: 9 Jun 2014

Go To URL

Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
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

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

Author(s): ,

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

Go To URL
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

Go To URL
 
 
Top

Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

There are currently no related results available in GeneReviews.

There are currently no related results available in Genetic Testing Registry.

 
 
Top

Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

New Biopsy Technique for Uveal Melanoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Uveal Melanoma

 

Last Updated: 11 Aug 2014

Go to URL
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: 12 Dec 2014

Go to URL

Last Updated: 27 Sep 2011

Go to URL