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naevus

(US), nevus
any congenital growth or pigmented blemish on the skin; birthmark or mole
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More than half of these patients (591) suffered from choroidal melanomas, cancers in the back of the eyeball (SN:9/24/83, p.
Intra-operative Echographic Localization for Radioactive Ophthalmic Plaques in Choroidal Melanoma
The tumour, known as Choroidal Melanoma, was discovered after Byron went for a routine eye test at Specsavers in Ebbw Vale last year.
WS") announced that the company has received a $709,000 grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to continue development of an improved brachytherapy plaque for the treatment of choroidal melanoma, a form of eye cancer.
A week later, at his appointment in Liverpool, Matthew was told he had a cancer known as choroidal melanoma.
A week later, in Liverpool, Mr Parsons was told he had a cancer known as choroidal melanoma.
One month later, the patient returned to the practice to inform the author that she had been diagnosed with having a choroidal melanoma.
The overall mortality resulting from intraocular choroidal melanoma has been reported as 35% in 5 years and 50% in 10 years.
She was diagnosed with a large choroidal melanoma and unfortunately her eye had to be removed.
Our results suggest that a single, brief treatment with the near infrared laser device may have an important role in the destruction of pigmented choroidal melanoma," said Lucy Young, M.