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When you see uveal melanoma, you can't afford to wait

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Though it may start as an isolated tumor of the eye, uveal melanoma (UM) metastasizes in up to 50% of patients,
becoming a systemic disease.1

As metastatic UM (mUM) runs its course, treatment options are limited and patients face a median survival of up to 12 months.2 So, when you see mUM, think fast.

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Presentation and symptoms, risk factors and management

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Intrinsic differences between UM and cutaneous melanoma (CM)

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Clinical perspectives and resources for patients and caregivers

  1. Carvajal RD, Schwartz GK, Tezel T, Marr B, Francis JH, Nathan PD. Metastatic disease from uveal melanoma: treatment options and future prospects. Br J Ophthalmol. 2017;101(1):38-44.
  2. Nathan P, Cohen V, Coupland S, et al. Uveal melanoma UK national guidelines. Eur J Cancer. 2015;51(16):2404-2412.