A retrospective analysis of primary eye cancer at the University of Alabama at Birmingham 1958-1988. Part I: Eye and orbital cancer.

Academic Article


  • Records of 99 patients with 100 primary eye cancers seen at the University of Alabama Hospital for the years 1958-1988 were reviewed. Three ocular cancers were found to predominate: 1) choroidal melanoma, 2) retinoblastoma, and 3) squamous cell carcinoma. Epidemiologic distribution of the population is presented and compared to that of tumors commonly seen in general ophthalmic practice.
  • Authors

    Author List

  • Swanson MW; Cloud G
  • Start Page

  • 815
  • End Page

  • 819
  • Volume

  • 62
  • Issue

  • 11