Epidemiologic aspects of uveal melanoma.

@article{Egan1988EpidemiologicAO,
  title={Epidemiologic aspects of uveal melanoma.},
  author={K. Egan and J. Seddon and R. Glynn and E. Gragoudas and D. Albert},
  journal={Survey of ophthalmology},
  year={1988},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={
          239-51
        }
}
Although the underlying cause or causes of uveal melanoma have yet to be elucidated, important insights may be gained by examining the epidemiologic features of the disease. Uveal melanoma is an uncommon cancer with an incidence of only six cases per million population per year. It is most often diagnosed in the sixth decade and is somewhat more common in males. Apart from sporadic reports of family clusters, uveal melanoma is not considered an inherited disease. Whether some environmental… Expand
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