Uveal melanoma: Tumour phenotype and metastatic potential

@article{Rennie1997UvealMT,
  title={Uveal melanoma: Tumour phenotype and metastatic potential},
  author={Ian George Rennie},
  journal={Eye},
  year={1997},
  volume={11},
  pages={239-242}
}
Uveal melanomas are the commonest intraocular neoplasm in adults. They pose a serious threat to life with up to 50% of patients ultimately dying as a result of tumour-related disease.1 Those patients who succumb to this disease do so not because of the local effects of the primary tumour, but rather because they develop distant metastases that ultimately critically disrupt the function of the affected organs. It is well recognised that the metastatic potential of uveal melanomas is not uniform… CONTINUE READING
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