Ciliary Body Melanoma is a type of cancer arising from the coloured part (uvea) of the eye.About 12% of uveal melanoma arise from the ciliary body. Clinical features It occurs most commonly in the sixth decade. External signs include dilated episcleral blood vessels (sentinel ...
Long-term risk of local failure after proton therapy for choroidal/ciliary body melanoma.
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Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society, ISSN: 0065-9533, Vol: 100, Page: 43-8; discussion 48-9
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- https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/prevbeh_pp/309; https://works.bepress.com/wenjun_li/9
- Medicine; Choroid Neoplasms; Ciliary Body; Female; Follow-Up Studies; Humans; Male; Melanoma; Middle Aged; Neoplasm Recurrence, Local; Protons; Radiotherapy, High-Energy; Risk Factors; Survival Rate; Treatment Failure; Uveal Neoplasms; Ophthalmology
To quantitate long-term risk of local treatment failure after proton irradiation of choroidal/ciliary body melanomas and to evaluate risk of metastasis-related deaths after local failure.