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Developing More Effective Treatments for Ocular Melanoma

November 22, 2019

SKCC Research Discoveries Translate to More Effective Treatments for Ocular Melanoma Guest blog post by Andrew Aplin, PhD, Associate Director for Basic Science and the Program Leader for Cancer Cell Biology and Signaling (CCBS) in the NCI-designated Si …

#EyeGetDilated: Nigel D.

November 19, 2019

Guest blog post by Nigel Deacon, ocular melanoma survivor, member of the CURE OM Patient Steering Committee and Co-founder of Ocumel Canada: Why have your eyes examined? I will explain. Please read on. Your eyes can hold secrets, sometimes dark ones. I …

#EyeGetDilated: Dr. Alison Skalet

November 14, 2019

Guest blog post by Alison H. Skalet, MD, PhD, Ophthalmic Oncologist at Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Skalet was the recipient of a 2018 MRF Career Development Award for her work in uveal melanoma. #EyeGetDilated: An E …

#EyeGetDilated: Stephanie L.

November 13, 2019

Guest blog post by Stephanie Lyznick, OM advocate and captain of Team Frank CURE OM Squad, walking in memory of her brother-in-law, Frank Nichols: My name is Stephanie Lyznick and I first learned of ocular melanoma in February of 2011 when my brother-i …

#EyeGetDilated: Roger Z.

November 6, 2019

Guest blog post by Roger Z., OM advocate and an ocular melanoma “caregiver warrior”: Our journey together began during the summer of 2008. Back then, Chad and I both danced at the same country bar and had several friends in common, but we had never met …