webinars, videos, and podcasts

Resources are listed by date (most recent first). Resource descriptions in quotes are taken directly from each website.

Note: Links to all videotaped presentations from OM conferences are provided at EyeMelanoma.org/Presentations.​

>>  Insight Into Ocular Melanoma: Podcast by A Cure In Sight (2020–present)
"Information on treatment, research, and living with ocular melanoma." 

>>  Essential Eye Cancer Information for Doctors and Patients: Podcast by Paul Finger, MD (2020–present)
"This podcast is presented to teach you about unique aspects of eye cancer care."

>>  Melanoma Research Foundation/CURE OM's Webinar Library (2019–present)

Several OM topics, such as "Uveal Melanoma: Current Ocular Therapy and the Future of Systemic Therapy" (Richard Carvajal, MD; Carol Shields, MD; Alexander Shoushtari, MD; and Ryan Sullivan, MD; 2019), "Radiology Basics" (David Eschelman, MD), "Monocular Vision" (Fay Tripp, Occupational Therapist); and "Treating Uveal Melanoma During COVID-19" (Marlana Orloff, MD; Sapna Patel, MD; 2020)


>>  UM CURE 2020 Project's Video Library for Patients and Families (Presented in 2018 and 2019)
Variety of interviews and explanatory videos, such as "Brachytherapy in OM," "Biopsies in OM," "Liquid (Blood) Biopsy," and "Radiation vs. Enucleation," can be accessed on the webpage noted below. (Time: Approx. 2 minutes each)


​​​​>> Information on The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Study on Uveal Melanoma (Presented on August 18, 2017)

"Dr. Martine Jager, one of the authors of the TCGA study ["Integrative Analysis Identifies Four Molecular and Clinical Subsets in Uveal Melanoma"] published in the journal Cancer Cell, talks about the importance of this study and the impact it may have on UM diagnosis and treatment." (Time: 2 minutes)  Click here for further details on the study. 

>>  Cytogenetic Testing and Uveal Melanoma (Presented on August 15, 2017)
"Dr. Carol Shields, Ocular Oncology Services Director at Wills Eye Hospital, discusses the use of fine-needle aspiration biopsy to determine metastatic risk." (Time: 6 minutes)

NOTE: Only links to information presented during the past four years are listed on this webpage in order to better reflect the latest information and advances from OM research.
Illustration of anatomy of eye

New Information Was Added to This Webpage on January 4, 2021
Hyperlinks Were Most Recently Verified Again on February 26, 2020

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