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The effect of BAP1 protein in uveal melanoma

Posted by on Apr 16, 2015 in Melanoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell The authors aimed to determine the effects of BAP1 protein in uveal melanoma. Some background Uveal melanoma is a rare form of cancer that occurs in the eye. BAP1 protein is involved in cell development and growth in healthy cells. Research has shown that patients who lack the BAP1 protein have an increased risk of tumor...

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Is liver-targeted chemotherapy effective?

Posted by on Jan 4, 2014 in Melanoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This phase II clinical trial assessed the efficacy of a treatment called isolated hepatic perfusion (IHP) for the treatment of patients with liver metastases from ocular melanoma. Some background Ocular (uveal) melanoma is cancer of the pigmented cells (called melanocytes) of the eye. Although most patients undergo successful...

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