In Loving Honor of My Sister Paula

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​​​​​​​​​​​Eye Melanoma Conferences

​Be sure to find out about all upcoming conferences and view a variety of presentations from these organizations' past conferences at


​​​​​​​​​    "COURAGE does not always roar.

Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying,

'I will try again


~Mary Anne Radmacher

    "Not everything that is faced can be changed,

but nothing can be changed until it is faced."

~James Baldwin


Resources are listed in alphabetical order. Resource descriptions in quotes are taken directly from each website.

Non-Profit Organizations Focusing on Eye Melanoma Research and Support:

​​>>  A Cure In Sight
"A Cure In Sight helps provide patient support services nationwide through building public awareness, educating OM patients and their caregivers, funding on-going eye cancer research, and by financially helping in-need OM patients find and pay for the treatments they need."

​>>  Eye Cancer Foundation
"The Eye Cancer Foundation is an educational and supportive resource for eye cancer patients, their families, and physicians. Our mission is two-fold; one part focused on multi-centered research of new diagnostic treatments for eye cancer research, the other focused on providing much needed patient support services."

​>>  Eye Tumor Research Foundation 
"The Eye Tumor Research Foundation is a foundation devoted to research in eye cancers and eye tumors. The ultimate goal of the foundation is to extend life and sight and improve patient care by developing and improving methods of diagnosis and treatments."

>>  Melanoma Research Foundation's CURE OM Initiative
"CURE Ocular Melanoma (Community United for Research and Education of Ocular Melanoma) is the Melanoma Research Foundation's initiative to increase awareness, education, treatment, and research funding for ocular melanoma while improving the lives of people affected by this disease."

​>>  Ocular Melanoma Foundation
"OMF is committed to accelerating and enhancing scientific research, advocacy, and awareness of ocular melanoma and to providing education and support to patients, their families, and healthcare professionals."

​>>  OcuMel UK

"OcuMel UK [based in England] aims to provide advice, support, and information to ocular melanoma sufferers, and to help bring the treatment of ocular melanoma in line with more common cancers."

>>  UM Cure 2020 Project
"The UM Cure 2020 consortium combines the efforts of several European Centres of Excellence in clinical ocular oncology and basic research with patient organizations to develop new therapeutic approaches to treat metastatic uveal melanoma and share this new knowledge efficiently."