What is cancer of the eye?

Please elaborate . Cancer is cancer and eyes are eyes. Cancer of the eye i assume is a cancer in any part of the eye. Why you are asking? What age is the pt? What part of the eye is of concern, the retina?
Eye cancer. Cancer occurs in any part of the body, including the eye. Although there are many types of eye cancer, one prominent type is ocular melanoma, which may begin in the eye, or may spread to the eye from the skin. Ask your eye doctor to check your eyelids and eyes for any signs of cancer. Wear sunglasses when outside in the bright sunshine and use sunscreen.

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