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

  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},
  volume={27 6},
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
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 1 time over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS
27 Citations
56 References
Similar Papers


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 27 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 56 references

Fractionation, dose selection, and response of hepatic metastases of neuroendocrine tumors after 90 Y-microsphere brachytherapy

  • A. S. Kennedy, W. A. Dezarn, P. McNeillie, C. Overton, M. England, S. L. Sailer
  • Brachytherapy 2006,
  • 2006

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…