Uveal Melanoma Patient Guide
UVEAL MELANOMA RESOURCES
A Guide to Uveal Melanoma – Melanoma of the Eye
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This guide provides information for newly diagnosed patients with uveal melanoma. It was written in collaboration with Princess Margaret Hospital, with the help of leading medical specialists and is based on research and current best practices. The guide provides a good overview of this rare and often challenging disease.
FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS
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Questions To Ask Your Doctor
View, download or print this list of questions to ask your health care team.
You can also find additional information about Uveal melanoma through the following sites and organizations:
EYE PLAQUE PATIENT INFORMATION BOOKLET is a booklet explaining one of the treatments for eye cancer.
EYE CANCER NETWORK is a dedicated education site for people with eye tumours and their friends and families.
LOST EYE provides support and discussion for people who have lost an eye.
BASCOM PALMER EYE INSTITUTE has information about diferent eye conditions, including cancer.
NATIONAL EYE INSTITUTE has information about eye health and diseases, as well as diagrams of the inside of the eye.
IMPACT GENETICS provides genetic diagnostics for uveal melanoma and other rare diseases.
Uveal / Ocular Melanoma Organizations
- BC Cancer Agency
- Canadian Cancer Society
- Eye Disease Foundation, Quebec City, Quebec
- Ocular Oncology
UVEAL MELANOMA SUPPORT
The Melanoma Network of Canada has a number of free uveal melanoma services for patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals.
UVEAL MELANOMA ONLINE FORUM
Ask questions or learn from others. Join our online patient community by visiting MNC uveal forum
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