Dr. Marlana Orloff is an associate 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.
Marlana’s 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. Marlana 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.