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Table of Contents

Section 1. Basic Principles

1. Principles of Clinical Epidemiology

2. Cancer Etiology

3A. Cancer Pathology

3B. Cancer Angiogenesis

4. Cancer Immunology

5. Cancer Genetics

6. Principles of Cryotherapy

7. Principles of Laser Therapy

8. Principles of Radiation Therapy

9. Ocular Complications of Radiotherapy

10. Principles of Chemotherapy

11. Counselling Patients with Cancer

Section 2. Eyelid Tumors

12. Examination Techniques

13. Classification and Differential Diagnosis of Eyelid Tumors

14. Benign Eyelid Tumors

15. Basal Cell Carcinoma

16. Squamous Cell Carcinoma

17. Sebaceous Gland Carcinoma

18. Melanoma of the Eyelid

19. Eyelid Adnexal Tumors

20. Eyelid Stromal Tumors

21. Surgical Techniques

22. Systemic Association with Eyelid Tumors

Section 3. Conjunctival and Corneal Tumors

23. Examination Techniques, classification and differential diagnosis of conjunctival and corneal tumors

24. Benign Conjunctival Tumors

25. Ocular Surface Squamous Neoplasia

26. Primary Acquired Melanosis

27. Conjunctival Melanoma

28. Conjunctival Stromal Tumors

29. Surgical Techniques

30. Systemic Association with Conjunctival and Corneal Tumors

Section 4. Uveal Tumors

31. Examination Techniques

32. Diagnostic Techniques

33. Classification of Uveal Tumors

34. Tumors of the Uvea: Benign Melanocytic Tumors

35. Uveal Malignant Melanoma: Epidemiologic Aspects

36. Uveal Malignant Melanoma: Clinical Features

37. Uveal Malignant Melanoma: Differential Diagnosis

38. Uveal Malignant Melanoma: Histopathologic Features

39. Uveal Malignant Melanoma: Management Options: An Overview

40. Uveal Malignant Melanoma: M


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About the authors

Arun Singh

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Department of Ophthalmic Oncology, Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland OH, USA

Bertil Damato

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Director St Paul's Eye Unit, Ocular Oncology Centre, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK

Jacob Pe'er

Affiliations and Expertise

Jonas Friedenwald Professor of Ophthalmic Research, Professor and Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel

A. Linn Murphree

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, The Retinoblastoma Centre, Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles CA

Julian Perry

Affiliations and Expertise

Section Head, Orbital & Oculoplastic Surgery, Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH