Uveal melanoma

Known as: Intraocular melanoma, Eye cancer, intraocular melanoma, Melanoma of Uvea 
A melanoma derived from melanocytes of the uveal tract. It is the most common primary intraocular tumor in the United States and Western Europe… (More)
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1948-2017
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2014
Highly Cited
2014
Uveal melanoma (UM) is the most common cancer in adult eyes. Approximately 80% of UMs harbor somatic activating mutations in GNAQ… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Uveal melanoma is the most common intraocular cancer. There are no effective therapies for metastatic disease… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Metastasis is a defining feature of malignant tumors and is the most common cause of cancer-related death, yet the genetics of… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
BRAF and NRAS are common targets for somatic mutations in benign and malignant neoplasms that arise from melanocytes situated in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
PURPOSE Early/initiating oncogenic mutations have been identified for many cancers, but such mutations remain unidentified in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
PURPOSE To estimate incidence rates of uveal melanoma in Europe from 1983 to 1994. DESIGN Incidence analysis of data from… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
PURPOSE To investigate the very long-term prognosis of patients with uveal melanoma and the clinical characteristics influencing… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND A high proportion of patients with uveal melanoma die of metastatic disease. In a subgroup of uveal melanomas there is… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND The clinical course of uveal melanoma differs greatly from that of cutaneous melanoma. METHODS Twenty-four patients… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The authors evaluated a series of 145 consecutive patients with metastases from uveal melanoma, after proton beam irradiation, to… (More)
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