Scientific References

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Harbour JW, Chen R. The DecisionDx-UM Gene Expression Profile Test Provides Risk Stratification and Individualized Patient Care in Uveal Melanoma. PLOS Currents Evidence on Genomic Tests. 2013 Apr 9 [last modified: 2013 Apr 9]. Edition 1.

pdf_iconAaberg, (2012). Practical Approaches to Needle Biopsy and Genetic Diagnosis for Ocular Melanoma. Retina 2012: The Winds of Change. Lecture conducted from The American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, IL.

 

pdf_iconChappell, et al. (2012). Uveal Melanoma: Molecular Pattern, Clinical Features, and Radiation Response. American Journal of Ophthalmology, 227-232.

 

pdf_iconGill & Char. (2012). Uveal melanoma prognostication: from lesion size and cell type to molecular class. Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology, 47, 246-253.


pdf_iconOnken, et al. (2012). Collaborative Ocular Oncology Group Report Number 1: Prospective Validation of a Multi-Gene Prognostic Assay in Uveal Melanoma. Ophth, epub. The Collaborative Ocular Melanoma Study: An Overview

pdf_iconHarbour, J.W. (2011). Molecular Research in Uveal Melanoma: Ushering in a New Standard of Care. Retina Times, 29, 36-7.

 

pdf_iconHarbour, J.W. (2010). Genomic Research in Uveal Melanoma. Retina Today, 67-69.

 

pdf_iconOnken, et al. (2010). An Accurate, Clinically Feasible Multi-Gene Expression Assay for Predicting Metastasis in Uveal Melanoma. Journal of Molecular Diagnostics, 12(4), 461-8.

 

pdf_iconWorley, et al. (2007). Transcriptomic versus Chromosomal Prognostic Markers and Clinical Outcome in Uveal Melanoma. Clinical Cancer Research, 13(5), 1466-71.

 

pdf_iconOnken, et al. (2006). Prognostic Testing in Uveal Melanoma by Transcriptomic Profiling of Fine Needle Biopsy Specimens. Journal of Molecular Diagnostics, 8, 567-73.

 

pdf_iconOnken, et al. (2004). Gene Expression Profiling in Uveal Melanoma Reveals Two Molecular Classes and Predicts Metastatic Death. Cancer Research, 64, 7205-9.

 

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