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By L. Desjardins,T. Kivelä,B.E. Damato,M.J. Jager

Uveal cancer is an competitive type of melanoma that may contain the iris, the ciliary physique, and/or the choroid, that's the most place of this tumor. sufferers usually desire to learn approximately therapy offerings and the result of various methods. very important present medical questions are no matter if a biopsy may be taken of choroidal melanomas, what will be performed with this biopsy, and even if high-risk sufferers could be screened regularly.This quantity describes the medical features of uveal cancer in addition to different present innovations to be had for therapy, akin to radioactive plaque therapy, proton beam remedy, and native tumor resection. in addition, recommendations for taking biopsies and characterizing biopsy fabric are confirmed. destiny cures resembling anti-VEGF therapy and innovations for the remedy of metastases also are mentioned. citizens with an curiosity in ocular oncology, ophthalmologists or physicians facing uveal cancer, in addition to sufferers wishing to understand extra approximately this malignancy will discover a topical replace on uveal cancer during this publication.

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