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2011-11-29 10:29:50

A drug commonly used to treat seizures appears to make eye tumors less likely to grow if they spread to other parts of the body.

2010-11-18 12:41:30

An international, multi-center study has revealed the discovery of a novel oncogene that is associated with uveal melanoma, the most common form of eye cancer.

2009-02-24 05:00:00

New Clinical Advisory Board Established to Provide Industry Leadership and Ophthalmology Experience ZURICH, Switzerland, Feb.

2009-01-14 14:21:12

Cell phone use is not associated with the risk of melanoma of the eye, researchers in Germany said. Dr.

2009-01-13 17:47:42

Mobile phone use is not associated with the risk of melanoma of the eye, researchers report in the January 13 online issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

2008-12-11 09:36:24

A University of British Columbia geneticist has discovered a gene mutation that can cause the most common eye cancer - uveal melanoma.Catherine Van Raamsdonk, an assistant professor of medical genetics in the UBC Faculty of Medicine and a team of researchers, have discovered a genetic mutation in a gene called GNAQ that could be responsible for 45 per cent of the cases of uveal melanoma.The findings, published today in Nature, will allow researchers to develop therapeutic interventions...


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.