Phoebe L. Mellen

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PURPOSE To describe the relationship between chronic systemic immune suppression and conjunctival squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). DESIGN Retrospective interventional case series. PARTICIPANTS Thirteen immunosuppressed patients with conjunctival SCC. METHODS Surgical excision in all cases plus additional topical interferon alpha-2B or mitomycin. MAIN(More)
In January 2010, the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) updated its staging criteria for uveal melanoma. Here, we discuss the staging classifications and evaluate an interesting case to demonstrate. The development of a uniform means of staging cancer, such as defined by the AJCC, is critical for information sharing among the research community.
PURPOSE To describe the autofluorescent features of retinoblastomas after treatment. METHODS Standard fundus photography and autofluorescence (AF) photography (580 nm excitation, 695 nm barrier filter) were performed on 88 tumors of 61 patients. Clinical features were correlated with autofluorescent features. RESULTS The mean patient age at AF was 10.3(More)
IMPORTANCE Conjunctival nevus is the most common tumor of the ocular surface and we selected the largest nevi to evaluate for clinical features and outcomes. OBJECTIVE To describe the clinical features and outcomes of giant (≥10 mm diameter) conjunctival nevus. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PATIENTS Retrospective case series of 618 patients with conjunctival(More)
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