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Healthy Living: Ocular Melanoma Fight

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A medical breakthrough could be on the way for a rare cancer with no effective treatment.

Ocular melanoma strikes 2,000 Americans each year.

Michelle Dunaway shows us a new treatment that could possibly put a stop to the spread of this disease.

Dr. Zager says the earlier patients start this treatment, the better.    

Candidates for this procedure must have good liver function and not many tumors.

If ocular melanoma is localized to the eye prognosis is good, but 50 percent of ocular melanoma cancers spread.