Cytogenetics of uveal melanoma: a 7-year clinical experience.

PURPOSE Chromosome 3 loss and chromosome 8 gains in uveal melanoma are associated with metastatic death. Since 1999, we have offered cytogenetic analysis to patients treated by local resection or enucleation. This study correlated our cytogenetic results with clinical and histologic predictors and disease-specific mortality. DESIGN Nonrandomized case… CONTINUE READING