Ocular Cancer

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.
10/19/2021

Radiotherapy Effective Treatment For Uveal Melanoma

This option can offer good tumor control up to five years, research suggests.
09/30/2021

High Survival Rates for Primary Eyelid Melanoma Patients

Several predictors put those with the invasive form at higher risk, this cohort study observes.
08/10/2021

Eyelid Cancer More Common in Males

Tumor location and lymph node involvement were also positive predictors of squamous cell carcinoma, study finds.
07/01/2021

Sun Lamps Tied to Uveal Melanoma

However, the literature review found no consistency in ocular cancer tissue locations, including iris tumors, amongst the studies.
04/16/2021

Severe Conjunctival Melanoma Increases Risk of Vision Loss

These patients experienced reduced visual acuity and increasing complications throughout the follow-up.
12/15/2020

Delaying Enucleation in Retinoblastoma May Be Risky

Children with four or more pre-surgery chemo rounds had lower survival rates.
03/18/2020

Nomogram Determines VA Outcome for Uveal Melanoma

This tool accurately predicted post-therapy visual acuity.
08/29/2019

A Guide to Conjunctival Tumors

These are benign half the time—but when they are malignant, you need to be ready to refer.
05/15/2019

Starting Stage of Retinoblastoma Identified in Children

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