A first report of radioembolization for hepatic metastases from ocular melanoma.

@article{Kennedy2009AFR,
  title={A first report of radioembolization for hepatic metastases from ocular melanoma.},
  author={Andrew S. Kennedy and Charles W. Nutting and Tobias F. Jakobs and Roberto Cianni and Ermanno Notarianni and Amos Ofer and Alex Beny and William A. Dezarn},
  journal={Cancer investigation},
  year={2009},
  volume={27 6},
  pages={682-90}
}
BACKGROUND Ocular melanoma (OM) metastasizes to the liver and is rapidly fatal despite aggressive therapy. Yttrium-90 microspheres (radioembolization) delivered via the hepatic artery is an established and effective approach for primary and metastatic hepatic tumors, although (90)Y use in OM has not been reported previously. METHODS A retrospective review was performed for all patients with OM who received radioembolization at 5 centers. RESULTS 11 patients received 12 treatments with a… CONTINUE READING
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