melanoma, ocular

Known as: eye malignant melanoma, Melanoma of the Eye, Eye Melanoma 
A rare cancer of melanocytes (cells that produce the pigment melanin) found in the eye.
National Institutes of Health

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1945-2018
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND BAP1 has been shown to be a target of both somatic alteration in high-risk ocular melanomas (OM) and germline… (More)
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Highly Cited
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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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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2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE To describe the time between treatment for choroidal melanoma and first diagnosis of metastatic disease, sites of… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Description of the epidemiology of noncutaneous melanoma has been hampered by its rarity. The current report was the… (More)
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2004
2004
PURPOSE To describe the predictive value of liver function tests (LFTs), chest x-ray, and diagnostic imaging for detecting… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
We have identified a gene encoding an antigen recognized by cytolytic T lymphocytes on the autologous tumor cells of a melanoma… (More)
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2002
2002
Previous studies examining sun exposure and ocular melanoma have produced inconsistent results. We investigated this association… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Three groups of tumors were studied. The first group was melanomas inadvertently transmitted from donors. Brain metastases from… (More)
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1983
Highly Cited
1983
Of 35 patients with metastatic ocular melanoma, 71.4% manifested liver involvement either initially (45.7%) or later in the… (More)
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