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Eye cancer

Men and women discussing eye cancer

All about eye cancer, including early symptoms and causes, tests to diagnose eye cancer, treatment including surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy and current research. Living with eye cancer covers coping with your diagnosis, sight changes, your appearance and your sex life.

The main type of eye cancer in the UK is melanoma. If you have melanoma of the eye that has spread, you can find information about the treatment of advanced melanoma in the melanoma section.

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You can also find eye cancer organisations providing help and support, a reading list and see where this information comes from.

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Did you know that Cancer Research UK has an online forum for people affected by cancer? Cancer Chat is your space to talk about cancer.

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Updated: 13 May 2016