Evidence-based estimates of outcome in patients irradiated for intraocular melanoma.

Citation data:

Archives of ophthalmology (Chicago, Ill. : 1960), ISSN: 0003-9950, Vol: 120, Issue: 12, Page: 1665-71

Publication Year:
2002
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Repository URL:
https://works.bepress.com/wenjun_li/13; https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/prevbeh_pp/308
PMID:
12470140
DOI:
10.1001/archopht.120.12.1665
Author(s):
Gragoudas, Evangelos S.; Li, Wenjun; Goitein, Michael; Lane, Anne Marie; Munzenrider, John E.; Egan, Kathleen M.
Publisher(s):
American Medical Association (AMA)
Tags:
Medicine; Adolescent; Adult; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Child; Eye Enucleation; Female; Follow-Up Studies; Humans; Likelihood Functions; Male; Melanoma; Middle Aged; Neoplasm Recurrence, Local; Prognosis; Risk Factors; Uveal Neoplasms; Visual Acuity; Ophthalmology
article description
Melanoma of the eye is the only potentially fatal ocular malignancy in adults. Until radiation therapy gained wide acceptance in the 1980s, enucleation was the standard treatment for the tumor. Long-term results after proton beam irradiation are now available.