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Defeating Ocular Melanoma begins here.

Just as you can develop melanoma on your skin, you can also develop it inside your eye.
AOMA is working with clinicians and patients in an effort to defeat ocular melanoma.

What is AOMA?

The Australasian Ocular Melanoma Alliance (AOMA) is a group of medical, para-medical, nursing and consumer representatives aiming to further care and treatment of patients with ocular melanoma across Australia and the world.

What is Ocular Melanoma?

Melanoma is a form of cancer that forms in melanocytes, the cells in the body that produce pigment. Melanoma that develops in parts of the eye are called ocular melanoma. There are 2 primary types:

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Humour helped Michelle and her family after Michelle's eye was removed due to uveal melanoma. Her kids gave her a present that still makes her laugh to this day: an eraser in the shape of an eyeball. Donate to uveal melanoma research this Christmas: https://t.co/UhJ7c6pq51 https://t.co/bDK1Njzpgt AOMA_MASC photo

After Michelle lost her eye, she was determined to help others with uveal melanoma. She is now part of the Uveal Melanoma Registry, gathering patient data to improve uveal melanoma treatments. Help us raise $15,000 for uveal melanoma research. Donate: https://t.co/XQRdEh1PzB https://t.co/GNusTtOyAP AOMA_MASC photo

Within 10 days of being diagnosed with uveal melanoma, Michelle Taylor underwent surgery to remove her affected eye. We aim to raise $15,000 so patients like Michelle can benefit from uveal melanoma research. Donate today: https://t.co/5QBgxgyUY3
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