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Ocular Cancer

Earlier Detection of Iris Melanocytic Tumors Needed

Especially in Europe and North America where ultraviolet exposure is high, efforts to improve access to eye care may promote better outcomes.
April 12, 2022

Uveal Melanoma More Common in Men, Higher-latitude Locations

The overall incidence rate in Germany was 6.41 per million, with an almost 10 per million difference between northeastern and southwestern states, study finds.
October 19, 2021

Radiotherapy Effective Treatment For Uveal Melanoma

This option can offer good tumor control up to five years, research suggests.
September 30, 2021

High Survival Rates for Primary Eyelid Melanoma Patients

Several predictors put those with the invasive form at higher risk, this cohort study observes.
August 10, 2021

Eyelid Cancer More Common in Males

Tumor location and lymph node involvement were also positive predictors of squamous cell carcinoma, study finds.
July 1, 2021

Sun Lamps Tied to Uveal Melanoma

However, the literature review found no consistency in ocular cancer tissue locations, including iris tumors, amongst the studies.
April 16, 2021

Severe Conjunctival Melanoma Increases Risk of Vision Loss

These patients experienced reduced visual acuity and increasing complications throughout the follow-up.
December 15, 2020

Delaying Enucleation in Retinoblastoma May Be Risky

Children with four or more pre-surgery chemo rounds had lower survival rates.
March 18, 2020

Nomogram Determines VA Outcome for Uveal Melanoma

This tool accurately predicted post-therapy visual acuity.
August 29, 2019

Starting Stage of Retinoblastoma Identified in Children

However, researchers found discrepancies in mouse models that raise doubts.
October 10, 2018