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    Uveal Melanoma Management for Medical Oncologists in 2020
    Prise en charge du mélanome uvéal en oncologie médicale en 2020

    Sophie Piperno-Neumann1,*, Pascale Mariani2, Vincent Servois3, Gaelle Pierron4, Livia LumbrosoRouic5, Alexandre Matet5,6, Manuel Rodrigues1, Nathalie Cassoux5,6

    Oncologie, Vol.22, No.4, pp. 203-212, 2020, DOI:10.32604/oncologie.2020.014102

    Abstract Uveal melanoma is a rare subtype of melanoma, intrinsically different from cutaneous melanoma. Despite optimal therapeutic management allowing local control of the primary ocular tumor, 20 to 50% of patients develop metastases, mainly localized to the liver, with a poor prognosis and a 12-month median survival from the diagnosis of the metastatic disease. There is a lack of effective treatments in the metastatic setting, and dedicated strategies and trials for uveal melanoma patients are needed, based on identification of new targets and specific preclinical findings.

    Le mélanome de l’uvée est un cancer rare, en tous points différent du mélanome… More >

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