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Unusual Cases of Rare Eye Melanoma Puzzle Doctors In Two States

Investigators say it's too soon to call it a cluster as they look for common thread of large number of young patients with ocular melanoma


Earlier this year, Ashley McCrary, one of the patients who attended Auburn, started a Facebook group to connect with other people from the university who have been diagnosed with the eye cancer. A separate, similar Facebook community was started a few years ago for people in North Carolina.



While doctors are reluctant to call this a cancer cluster — no cause or common thread has been found — researchers are studying these patients to see if a link exists between...continue reading.

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