Hidden in plain sightDefeating 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:
Speakers for the ocular melanoma sessions at the @MASC_Trials ASM are:
✅Dr Tim Luckett - @UTS_CQUEST
✅Susan Vine - @IrisMelanoma
Anyone interested in learning about the latest #ocular #uveal #melanoma clinical research are encouraged to attend. https://t.co/vdXvADgexb
Program available - MASC Trials ASM!
✅ 2 international keynote speakers
✅ 12 Australian melanoma & skin cancer clinical trial experts
✅ 3 consumers with unique perspectives on clinical trials
Program, speaker info and register: https://t.co/33RsHOA6je
Seats are limited! https://t.co/ibNTcKuQMn
Don't forget to complete our online survey by Sunday 22 January to support our submission for Tebentafusp (Kimmtrak), which is used for treating advanced uveal melanoma, to be added to the PBS.
#UvealMelanoma #Tebentafusp #OcularMelanoma #Melanoma https://t.co/r2IZ2qGwGP
Did something a little different today, I met with my Ophthalmologist Dr Bill Glasson to help promote "Slide" for the #SlipSlopSlapSeekSlide campaign and raise awareness for the need of protecting eyes from UVR damage 😎