Radiation vs Enucleation

Professor Rubens Belfort Neto, MD, PhD, discusses the differences between radiation and enucleation for the treatment of uveal melanoma.

Radiation vs Enucleation

 

The success rate of the treatment of the eye tumour in uveal melanoma is high. Currently, most patients can opt between radiation therapy (the cancer cells are killed with energy from the radiation) or enucleation (both the eye and the tumour are removed from the body).

Watch the video below to know more about how the decision between radiation vs enucleation is made.