Uveal melanoma

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Uveal melanoma

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Uveal melanoma" returned 468 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Staging Uveal Melanoma with Whole-Body Positron-Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography and Abdominal Ultrasound: Low Incidence of Metastatic Disease, High Incidence of Second Primary Cancers.
 

Author(s): Victoria M L Cohen, Efthymia Pavlidou, Joanna DaCosta, Amit K Arora, Teressa Szyszko, Mandeep S Sagoo, Peter Szlosarek

Journal: Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol. ;25(2):91-95.

 

The purpose of this study was to report the results of staging primary uveal melanoma with whole-body (18) fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron-emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) and abdominal ultrasound.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Examining transcriptional changes to DNA replication and repair factors over uveal melanoma subtypes.
 

Author(s): Melanie Kucherlapati

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Uncontrolled replication is a process common to all cancers facilitated by the summation of changes accumulated as tumors progress. The aim of this study was to examine small groups of genes with known biology in replication and repair at the transcriptional and genomic levels, correlating ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Upregulation of BCL2 19 kD Protein-Interacting Protein 3 (BNIP3) is Predictive of Unfavorable Prognosis in Uveal Melanoma.
 

Author(s): Zhongming Jiang, Fenghua Yu, Man Li

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BACKGROUND BCL2 19 kD protein-interacting protein 3 (BNIP3) is a BH3-containing protein of the BCL-2 family; it can regulate cell death, autophagy, and cytoprotection. The upregulation of BNIP3 has been reported to relate to progression and poor prognosis in different cancer types. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Uveal melanoma" returned 51 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

DNA Methylation and Uveal Melanoma.
 

Author(s): Zhi-Kun Yang, Jing-Yun Yang, Zhuo-Zai Xu, Wei-Hong Yu

Journal: Chin. Med. J.. 2018 Apr;131(7):845-851.

 

The objective of the study was to summarize the role of DNA methylation in the development and metastasis of uveal melanoma (UM).

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Role of immune checkpoint inhibitors and novel immunotherapies in uveal melanoma.
 

Author(s): Vishal Jindal

Journal: Chin Clin Oncol. 2018 Feb;7(1):8.

 

Uveal melanoma (UM) is one of the rare malignancies, which can be lethal despite local treatment. Treatment options available now can control UM in early stages, but once it metastasized to distant organs especially liver, prognosis is poor. Immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) are ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Role of Epigenetics in Uveal Melanoma.
 

Author(s): Yongyun Li, Renbing Jia, Shengfang Ge

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Uveal melanoma (UM) is a severe human malignancy with a high mortality rate that demands continued research into new and alternative forms of prevention and treatment. The emerging field of epigenetics is beginning to unfold an era of contemporary approaches to reducing the risk and ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

A Phase II Study of BVD-523 in Metastatic Uveal Melanoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Uveal Melanoma

 

Last Updated: 2 Aug 2018

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Vorinostat in Patients With Class 2 High Risk Uveal Melanoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Uveal Melanoma

 

Last Updated: 5 Sep 2018

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Dendritic Cells Plus Autologous Tumor RNA in Uveal Melanoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Uveal Melanoma

 

Last Updated: 14 Jun 2018

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