Choroidal melanoma: natural history and management options.

  title={Choroidal melanoma: natural history and management options.},
  author={Darren J Bell and Matthew W. Wilson},
  journal={Cancer control : journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center},
  volume={11 5},
BACKGROUND Choroidal melanoma is the most common primary malignancy of the eye. Enucleation has been the mainstay of treatment, but new and more effective options have recently been proposed as eye- and vision-sparing alternatives. METHODS We reviewed the medical literature for trials and case reports involving the evolution, current uses, and limitations of alternatives to enucleation for treating choroidal melanoma. RESULTS Options to treat choroidal melanomas depend on the location and… CONTINUE READING
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