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Marlana Orloff, MD
Associate Professor Medical Oncology
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University
Dr. Marlana Orloff is an assistant professor of medicine and medical oncologist at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital – Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center in Philadelphia, PA.
Her clinical and research focus is on primary and advanced melanomas. Her main interest is in rare melanomas including uveal , conjunctival, and mucosal melanoma. Her research is centered on investigating the epidemiology of uveal melanoma and discovery of novel therapies for primary and advanced uveal, conjunctival, mucosal and cutaneous melanoma. She works very closely with the team at Wills Eye Hospital to manage hundreds of patients with primary and metastatic ocular melanoma. She is a member of a multidisciplinary team of medical oncologists, interventional radiologists, radiation oncologist and numerous other essential personnel that treats patients with metastatic uveal melanoma from all over the country. She is principal and co-investigator on a number of clinical trials enrolling patients with primary and advanced melanomas of all types. Her current research is funded by Melanoma Research Alliance, industry support, and the generous philanthropic support of patients and their families.