Hidden in plain sight

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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On #WorldCancerResearchDay we shine a light on our collaborators in Australia & around the world who work tirelessly on our uveal / ocular melanoma research. It’s thanks to their dedication & innovation that outcomes continue to improve for uveal melanoma patients.
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The September edition of the MASC Trials eNews is out now! Read about:
✅ New trial for melanoma that has spread to the brain
✅ Annual Scientific Meeting to be held in March '23
✅ IMAGE trial participant, Viv Chapman
✅ First major fundraising campaign

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Our former CEO Aileen Boyd-Squires has committed to hiking 55km in December to raise money for Melanoma and Skin Cancer Trials. Help Aileen reach her fundraising goal of $1000 by clicking this link and donating today: https://t.co/joQtC5JoX4
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