Rare Eye Cancer Ocular Melanoma Presents Medical Mystery For Doctors09:14
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Ocular melanoma is a rare eye cancer that typically affects 6 out of every 1 million people. But doctors have found dozens of cases where those affected have ties to either Huntersville, North Carolina, or Auburn, Alabama — or both cities.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with oncologist Dr. Marlana Orloff about this seemingly unusual number of cases.

This segment aired on May 4, 2018.

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