Fall 2017 ...
7th Annual "Eye Am Not Alone" Patient Retreat; Silicon Valley area in California. Sponsored by the Ocular Melanoma Foundation.
Dates and a link to details will be provided when made available
Resources are listed in alphabetical order. Resource descriptions in quotes are taken directly from each Website.
>> CURE Ocular Melanoma (part of the Melanoma Research Foundation)
"CURE OM (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."
www.melanoma.org/research-center/cure-ocular-melanoma (main page)
>> 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."
www.eyecancercure.com/foundation (main page)
>> 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."
www.etrf.org (main page)
>> 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."
www.ocularmelanoma.org (main page)
>> 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."
https://ocumeluk.org (main page)
>> 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."
http://www.umcure2020.org/en (main page)