General Retinoblastoma


Aspirin Continues to Look Promising for Cancer Prevention (March 26, 2012)

A combined analysis of 51 randomized trials found that daily aspirin use reduces the risk of new cancer diagnoses as well as the risk of cancer death. These results were published in The Lancet. A growing... Continue Reading

Stay on Top of Your Family History of Cancer (July 15, 2011)

People who are at high risk of cancer as a result of their family history may be advised to undergo earlier or more intensive cancer screening. Because family history of cancer can change over time, it’s... Continue Reading

Retinoblastoma Survivors Face Risk of Second Cancers (February 5, 2009)

Retinoblastoma Survivors Face Risk of Second Cancers A study that followed retinoblastoma survivors for up to 61 years reported a high risk of second cancers among survivors of hereditary retinoblastoma.... Continue Reading

Chemotherapy for Retinoblastoma Delivered Directly into Eye May Save Eye (March 27, 2008)

Chemotherapy for Retinoblastoma Delivered Directly into Eye May Save Eye Chemotherapy delivered directly into the artery of the eye may save the eyeball in children with retinoblastoma. These results were... Continue Reading

Patients with Hereditary Retinoblastoma Have Increased Risk of Soft-tissue Sarcomas (January 3, 2007)

Patients with Hereditary Retinoblastoma Have Increased Risk of Soft-tissue Sarcomas According to an article recently published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, patients diagnosed with retinoblastoma... Continue Reading

Effective New Treatment Strategy for Retinoblastoma Avoids Removal of the Eye and Radiation Therapy in Selected Patients (February 14, 2002)

Effective New Treatment Strategy for Retinoblastoma Avoids Removal of the Eye and Radiation Therapy in Selected Patients Treatment for retinoblastoma, a cancer of the eye that occurs mainly in children,... Continue Reading

Chemotherapy May Allow Preservation of the Eye and Avoidance of Radiation Therapy for Children with Early-Stage Retinoblastoma (February 14, 2002)

Chemotherapy May Allow Preservation of the Eye and Avoidance of Radiation Therapy for Children with Early-Stage Retinoblastoma Treatment for retinoblastoma, a cancer of the eye that occurs in children,... Continue Reading

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