BY Bryan Tutt

Although primary uveal melanoma can be effectively treated with radiation or surgery, patients with metastatic disease — or those at high risk for metastases — have few proven options. But specialists in medical oncology, radiation oncology, ophthalmology, surgery and translational research are working to improve those options.

Uveal melanoma is rare and accounts for only about 5% of melanoma cases; however, metastatic disease...