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Table 1 Epidemiological data of uveal melanoma

From: Diagnostic methods and therapeutic options of uveal melanoma with emphasis on MR imaging—Part I: MR imaging with pathologic correlation and technical considerations

Parameter Distribution
Incidence rate (million person/year) 5–7
Median age (range) 62 (6–100)
Gender (%)  
 Male 51.2
 Female 48.8
Race (%)  
 Caucasian 98
 Hispanic 1
 American African < 1
 Asian < 1
White-to-Black patients ratio 1:15–1:50
Uveal melanoma localization (%)  
 Choroid 90
 Ciliary body 7
 Iris 3