July 22, 2015
Below are current clinical trials.3 studies in Eye melanoma
(open studies only).
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La Crosse, Wis., Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz., Jacksonville, Fla., Rochester, Minn.
This study is being done to collect patient data and samples (blood, plasma and tissue) for future research on melanoma.
Individuals who are affected with pancreas cancer and melanoma as well as those without either cancer who have been identified as 1st or 2nd degree relatives of family members with pancreas cancer and melanoma will be asked to participate. The participant will be asked to complete a survey about their health and family history of cancer and to give a blood sample for specific gene testing and storage for future research studies.The overall goal of this study is to understand the factors that increase susceptibility and expression of pancreatic cancer and melanoma in high risk families.
Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz., Jacksonville, Fla., Rochester, Minn.
This phase II trial studies how well glembatumumab vedotin works in treating patients with middle layer of the wall of the eye (uveal) melanoma that has spread to other parts of the body (metastatic) or has returned at or near the same place after a period of time during which the cancer could not be detected (locally recurrent). Glembatumumab vedotin may shrink the tumor by binding to tumor cells and delivering tumor-killing substances to them.
- Yanoff M, et al. Uveal melanoma. In: Ophthalmology. 4th ed. Edinburgh, U.K.: Mosby Elsevier; 2014. http://www.clinicalkey.com. Accessed Jan. 5, 2015.
- Intraocular (eye) melanoma treatment (PDQ). National Cancer Institute. http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/intraocularmelanoma/patient. Accessed Jan. 5, 2015.
- Kanski JJ, et al. Ocular tumours. In: Clinical Ophthalmology: A Systematic Approach. 7th ed. Philadelphia, Pa.: Elsevier Saunders; 2011. http://www.clinicalkey.com. Accessed Jan. 5, 2015.
- Gragoudas ES, et al. Uveal and conjunctival melanomas. http://www.uptodate.com/home. Accessed March 3, 2015.
- Indoor tanning is not safe. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/skin/basic_info/indoor_tanning.htm. Accessed March 4, 2015.
- Surgical procedures. American Society of Ocularists. http://www.ocularist.org/resources_surgical_procedures.asp. Accessed March 4, 2015.
- Robertson DM (expert opinion). Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. March 26, 2015.