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:
Helen Mirren & Taylor Hackford tragically son Rio to uveal melanoma in April.
The couple are warning everyone to get their eyes examined at least once a year. In adults, uveal melanoma is the most common #eyecancer. It can cause vision problems, and can spread to other organs. https://t.co/1Isljuemog
AOMA Summit 2022 videos are now available to watch on the MASC Trials YouTube Channel. Featuring international and Australian experts in ocular melanoma as well as consumers.
#Ocular #Uveal #Melanoma #AOMA22 #EyeCancer
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