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Dr. Gurmukh Singh answered:

I have heard of skin cancer, lung cancer and many other cancers, but never eye cancer. Does it exist and is it fatal?

Yes and Yes

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There two major types of eye cancer, Retinoblastoma affects childern and melanoma affects older people. Both can be fatal.
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Dr. Kenneth R. Lee answered:

My friend has a purple spot on the side of his nose, just down from his eye. He won't go to a doctor. could it be skin cancer?

Lesions

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All suspicious lesions that are pigmented - and have changed in appearance (border irregularity) or grown deserve a biopsy to ensure its not a cancer. See your primary physician to be sure.
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DOCTER said I have skin cancer in the eye lid , after 4 surgerys .& freezing it's moving I have an open ulcer below my eye brow it's in the bone ?

Likely Basal cell Ca

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You have most likely basal cell carcinoma locally invasive , do not spread like melanoma squamous cell Ca probably localized to skin only other wise you might have surgical excision. with this presumption don't worry it will heal.
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Dr. Alan Mindlin answered:

My dad is 53 and has found skin cancer already. Now his bones ache and he gets headaches behind the eyes, and his back hurts. Is something wrong?

Maybe

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A rare form of skin cancer is melanoma and can spread to anywhere including bones and brain. This needs to be evaluated to insure these signs and symptoms are not related.
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What is the treatment for the eye cancer, melanoma?

Radiation

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Ocular melanoma is typically treated with radiation therapy (external proton beam or radioactive plaque brachytherapy). In the worst cases, eyes can be removed (enucleated). But this all depends on which part of the eye had the melanoma. A good place for treatment is Wills Eye Hospital, Ocular Oncology Service. A metastatic work up is also warranted (laboratory bloodwork and imaging).
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Is it possible to get melanoma eye cancer at any age?

Yes

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Unfortunately ocular melanoma can strike anyone. If you experience any vision changes see your Eye MD at once, because ocular melanoma can metastasize to the liver and kill
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Dr. Travis Kidner answered:

Is it possible for a 16 year old to develop melanoma eye cancer?

Possible

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It is rare, but possible
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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata answered:

My gran had her eye removed due to ocular melanoma 3 years ago. Now metastatic liver cancer, no treatment. No other info given. Life expectancy?

Ask her to ask dr.

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Liver metastases from any cancer is not a good sign. However depending on many other factors will determine what her life expectancy is, especially knowing what her constitutional health is, her vitality. So, the best answer would be for her to ask her doctor, or see if she'll give you permission to do so (that must be documented in her chart.) Also, make sure that her diet is good, and keep her spirit strong.
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oral melanoma cancer hi i have a brown spot on the inside of my cheek no way i bit it its by my bottom jaw ENT is keeping a eye on it she is not sure?

Get a biopsy

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If there is continued concern about a pigmented lesion on any part of your body, I would strongly urge you to talk to your doctor about obtaining a biopsy. A biopsy allows closer microscopic examination which can provide peace of mind, or can help direct further therapy, if necessary.
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