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Current concepts in uveal melanoma

Martine Jager

Current concepts in uveal melanoma

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Published by Karger in Basel .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Melanoma,
  • Therapy,
  • Uveal Neoplasms,
  • Diagnosis

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementvolume editors, Martine J. Jager ... [et al.].
    SeriesDevelopments in ophthalmology -- v. 49, Developments in ophthalmology -- v. 49.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25005360M
    ISBN 109783805597906, 9783805597913
    LC Control Number2011033492

      Metastatic uveal melanoma typically has a poor prognosis and has no currently accepted optimal management or treatment.[1],[2] Although it is the most common primary intraocular malignancy in adults, the diagnosis is rare, with approximately 8, new patients diagnosed globally each year (1,, cases/year in the US).[3],[4],[5] Up to 50%. Metastatic uveal melanoma typically has a poor prognosis and has no currently accepted optimal management or treatment.[1],[2] Although it is the most common primary intraocular malignancy in.


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Current Concepts in Uveal Melanoma (Developments in Ophthalmology, Vol. 49): Medicine & Health Science Books @ Current Concepts in Uveal Melanoma Volume Editors Martine J. Jager Leiden Laurence Desjardins Paris Tero Kivelä Helsinki Bertil E.

Damato Liverpool 37 figures, 23 in color, and 12 tables, Current Concepts in Uveal Melanoma (Developments in Ophthalmology) M. Jager, L. Desjardins, T. Kivela, B. Damato Uveal melanoma is an aggressive form of cancer that can involve the iris, the ciliary body, and/or the choroid, which is the main location of this tumor.

Abstract:There has been significant progress made in the diagnosis and treatment of the primary uveal melanoma during the past decades and despite that, survival rate of uveal melanoma patients is still stable. Treatment options for uveal melanoma. Current Concepts in Uveal Melanoma (Developments in Ophthalmology, Vol.

49) 1st Edition Uveal melanoma is an aggressive form of cancer that can involve the iris, the ciliary body, and/or the choroid, which is the main location of this tumor. Woodman S. Metastatic uveal melanoma: biology and emerging treatments.

Cancer J. ; 18(2): – Singh AD, Topham A. Survival rates with uveal melanoma in the United States: – Ophthalmology. ; (5): –5. Damato B. Progress in the management of patients with uveal melanoma. The Ashton Lecture. Eye. ; 26(9. BACKGROUND AND EPIDEMIOLOGY. Uveal melanoma is the most common primary intraocular malignancy.

The uveal tract is the pigmented layer of the globe encompassing the iris, ciliary body, and choroid (Fig. 1).The terms choroidal melanoma and ocular melanoma are alternative terms for this cancer, because most of the uveal tract is choroidal.

Uveal melanoma (UM) is the most common neoplasm of the eye that develops in adults, displaying a high propensity for metastasis. UM can appear in the choroid, Current concepts in uveal melanoma book body, or iris of the eye, and can also rarely arise in melanocytes in the conjunctiva; melanoma of the.

The treatment of uveal melanoma has shifted towards eye conserving treatments, prognostic fine needle biopsy used to identify patients at risk of metastatic disease. Current concepts in uveal melanoma book 3 is associated with a high risk of progression to metastatic death [1,2] and is thought to occur early in the development of uveal melanoma [].

Coupland in “Current Concepts in Uveal Melanoma”. Edited by MJ Jager, L Desjardins, B Damato and N. Bornfeld. Book Series “Developments in Ophthalmology”, "Cancer Stem Cells in Uveal Melanoma" S.

Coupland and H. Kalirai in "Stem Cells in Ophthalmology", Editor Dr S. Get this from a library. Current concepts in uveal melanoma. [Martine Jager; S. Karger (Firm);] -- Uveal melanoma is an aggressive form of cancer that can involve the iris, the ciliary body, and/or the choroid, which is the main location of this tumor.

Patients often wish to be informed about. Diagnosis of uveal melanoma --Treatment selection for uveal melanoma --Ruthenium brachytherapy --Treatment of uveal melanoma by accelerated proton beam --Stereotactic photon beam irradiation of uveal melanoma --Local resection of uveal melanoma --Biopsies in uveal melanoma --Analysis of intraocular biopsies --Anti-angiogenic therapy in.

Current Concepts in Uveal Melanoma; Current Concepts in Uveal Melanoma. Original publication. DOI. /s Type. Edited Book. Publisher. Karger. Publication Date. Volume. 49 New book on global anaesthesia; Grant extension for neuroimaging centre WIN.

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Abstract: There has been significant progress made in the diagnosis and treatment of the primary uveal melanoma during the past decades and despite that, survival rate of uveal melanoma patients is still stable.

Treatment options for uveal melanoma. Concepts in the Management of Uveal Melanoma Current concepts in uveal melanoma (Book, ) Current Concepts in Uveal Melanoma (Developments in Ophthalmology) M. Jager, L. Desjardins, T. Kivela, B. Damato Uveal melanoma is an aggressive form of cancer that can involve the iris, the.

Current concepts in uveal melanoma (Book, ) [] Current concepts in uveal melanoma. [Martine Jager; S. Karger (Firm);] -- Uveal Page 4/ Where To Download Urrent Oncepts In Veal Elanoma melanoma is an aggressive form of cancer that can involve the iris, the.

Current Concepts in Uveal Melanoma: 49 (Developments in Ophthalmology) Vital Dyes in Vitreoretinal Surgery: Chromovitrectomy (Developments in Ophthalmology, Vol. 42) Pharmacology and Vitreoretinal Surgery (Developments in Ophthalmology, Vol. 44). Request PDF | Current concepts in therapy of uveal melanoma | There has been significant progress made in the diagnosis and treatment of the primary uveal melanoma during the past decades and.

book review. Current Concepts in Uveal Melanoma. Ausra Selvadurai M.D. Page: Published online: 22 Dec Citation | PDF ( KB). 1. Introduction. Leiomyomas are rare benign tumors of the uveal tract. 4 Of neural crest cell origin, they exhibit both muscular and neural features.

40, 64, 92 More commonly found in the uterus 59 and alimentary tract, isolated ophthalmic cases have been reported for leiomyomas of the iris, ciliary body, and choroid. 4, 6, 26, 40, 42, 44 Though uveal leiomyomas do not metastasize, they are. Uveal melanoma (UM) is the most common primary intraocular tumor in adults.

Up to 50% of UM patients will develop metastases. We present data of metastatic UM patients diagnosed in the Netherlands between July and March In our cohort, elevated lactate dehydrogenase level (LDH) is an important factor associated with poorer survival (Hazard Ratio (HR)95% Confidence.

Conclusions: These are clinical features that challenge the current concepts of the cytogenetic pathogenesis of uveal melanoma and demonstrate the potential problems and limitations of prognosticfineneedlebiopsyand molecular classifications. Keywords: Uveal melanoma, Monosomy 3, Fine needle biopsy Background.

Only now, however, are researchers developing the necessary in vitro assays and in vivo models to evaluate the self-renewal and tumour-propagation capabilities of isolated uveal melanoma cells. This chapter summarises the current concepts of cancer stem cell biology and discusses evidence for the existence of cancer stem cells in uveal melanoma.

Phakomatosis pigmentovascularis is a rare congentital multisystemic disease with variable manifestation where a vascular malformation of the skin is a.

Intraocular leiomyoma is a benign smooth muscle tumor. First recognized before the era of immunohistochemistry, uveal leiomyomas have been described in case reports and small case series. We add 3 new cases, for a total of Of these, there were 29 men and 51 women.

The mean and median ages were 3. Uveal melanoma (UM) arises from neural crest-derived melanocytes of the choroid and the ciliary body.

About 50% of patients develop metastatic disease despite efficient control of the primary tumor. For about 15 years, cytogenetic and, recently, genome-wide analysis techniques have shown that UM can be classified into 2 genomic groups correlating wCited by: Uveal melanoma is a rare cancer of the eye involving the iris, ciliary body, or choroid (collectively referred to as the uvea).

Tumours arise from the pigment cells that reside within the uvea, which give colour to the eye. In up to 50% of patients, the aggressive eye tumour will spread to the liver causing the development of a secondary cancer.

Current Concepts in Uveal Melanoma (Developments in Ophthalmology) Uveal melanoma is an aggressive form of cancer that can involve the iris, the ciliary body, and/or the choroid, which is the main location of this tumor. Medical books Current Concepts in Uveal Melanoma.

Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link). Uveal melanoma, also known as intraocular melanoma or melanoma of the eye, is rare.

Only about people are expected to be diagnosed with it this year across the United States. It represents about 5% of all melanomas diagnosed each year. Two thousand four hundred ninety-three patients with primary uveal melanoma, International Classification of Oncology [ICDO-2] codes C [choroid melanoma] and C [ciliary body and iris.

Ocular involvement includes glaucoma, choroidal hemangioma, and pigmentary alterations that predispose to uveal melanoma. Diagnosis is made on clinical grounds, although recent advances in molecular genetics have better clarified the etiopathogenesis of the condition.

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Book Description: It is indeed a pleasure to write a foreword for this spectacular book which represents a landmark in the history of ocular pathology.

Not since the three volumes of the Henke-Lubarsch. Zimmerman LE. Metastatic disease from uveal melanomas. A review of current concepts with comments concerning future research and prevention. Trans Ophthalmol Soc U K. Apr; (Pt 1)– Zimmerman LE, McLean IW, Foster WD.

Does enucleation of the eye containing a malignant melanoma prevent or accelerate the dissemination of tumour cells. Cutaneous melanoma and uveal melanoma both derive from melanocytes but show remarkable differences in tumorigenesis, mode of metastatic spread, genetic alterations, and therapeutic response.

In this review we discuss the differences and similarities along with the genetic research techniques available and the contribution to our current understanding of melanoma. JL Uveal melanoma may be more aggressive upon metastasis than cutaneous melanoma, although direct comparison is difficult.

The more important distinction is that we have seen the development of greatly improved treatments for cutaneous melanoma over the past 10 to 15 years, whereas no standard systemic treatment exists for uveal melanoma.

ASCO Current Concepts in the Management of Uveal Melanoma Interview by Farzanna S Haffizulla MD, FACP, FAMWA Interview with Ari VanderWalde MD, MPH, FACP. Save Recommend Share.

Facebook Twitter Print Email. TERT-p mutations are frequent in chronic and non-chronic sun damage melanoma and correlate with adverse prognosis, inform pathogenesis, and may provide diagnostic support. While TERT-p mutations are uncommon in acral melanoma, TERT copy number gains.

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Almost 50% of uveal melanoma (UM) patients develop metastatic disease, despite successful ocular treatment. Metastases usually involve the liver and only rarely respond to treatment so that most patients die within a year of onset of symptoms.

There are hopes that systemic adjuvant therapy may delay or prevent metastatic disease.Abstract. Purpose: This paper reports a case of pigmented conjunctival lesions after intravitreal injections in a patient who received brachytherapy for uveal s: Clinical and histopathological examination of the pigmented conjunctival lesions was s: A year-old male who was treated with brachytherapy for uveal melanoma developed radiation retinopathy.

Studies with uveal melanocytic tumors were excluded. Results and conclusion TERT ‐p mutations are frequent in chronic and non‐chronic sun damage melanoma and correlate with adverse prognosis, inform pathogenesis, and may provide diagnostic support.