Experimental Treatment for Eye Cancer Patients

If you’ve been diagnosed with uveal (ocular) melanoma, one of the most pressing questions is your prognosis, or odds of survival.

In up to 50% of uveal melanoma patients, the cancer may spread to the liver, where it is usually fatal. However, a new experimental treatment, meant to starve the liver tumor and help the body’s own immune system fight the cancer, may have the potential to impact survival.

To view Margot Kim’s full report on KFSN-TV, Fresno, CA, click here.

Know your TYPE, Know your RISK
You’ve just been diagnosed with uveal melanoma, and it’s important to know that there is a test that can identify your tumor type—and the risk of your cancer spreading.

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GETTING TESTED       Timing is Critical
To know your tumor type and risk, a biopsy must be taken BEFORE radiation treatment.

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Talk to                 Your Doctor
Use this discussion guide to talk to your doctor about the genomic test to learn your tumor type, or CLASS.

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