Uveal melanoma is a term with which many people may be unfamiliar. In
part, that's because it's a relatively rare type of cancer, but also
because it's been called different names by different sources.
Essentially, uveal melanoma is a cancer, or melanoma, of the
eye. While it's not seen as often as cutaneous (skin) melanoma, which
accounts for the vast majority of melanoma cases, it's the second most
common type of primary malignant...
After a long and successful career in broadcast journalism in
Houston, North Texas and Oklahoma, Judy Overton joined MD Anderson in
2008 as a senior communications specialist. Her husband, Tom, was
treated at MD Anderson for renal cancer. He died in April 2007. Judy's
occasional posts will cover aspects of the cancer experience from the