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Regarding Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Uveal Melanoma

Joshua T. McKenzie, MD1; Michelle L. Mierzwa, MD1
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1Department of Radiation Oncology, Barrett Cancer Center, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):367-368. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.5579.
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To the Editor It was with great interest that we read the article by Suesskind et al titled “Retrospective Evaluation of Patients With Uveal Melanoma Treated by Stereotactic Radiosurgery With and Without Tumor Resection.”1 The authors describe their institutional experience of treating uveal melanoma with linear accelerator–based single-dose stereotactic radiotherapy (SDRT). There is suggestion in the article that theirs is the first report of using SDRT for the treatment of uveal melanoma.


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March 1, 2014
Daniela Suesskind, MD; Frank Paulsen, MD
1Center for Ophthalmology, Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
2Department of Radiation Oncology, Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):368. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.5760.
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