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Retinoblastoma

Retinoblastoma (Rb) is a rapidly developing cancer which develops in the cells of retina, the light detecting tissue of the eye. In the developed world, Rb has one of the best cure rates of all childhood cancers (95-98%), with more than nine out of every ten sufferers surviving into adulthood. Retinoblastoma is a very treatable cancer.

Articles About Retinoblastoma

IVF Treatment Safe for Babies, Does Not Increase Risk of Childhood Cancer

By IBTimes IN

Babies conceived via In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) technique is not at higher risk of developing cancer at childhood, a new study reveals. (Nov 06)

MORE TOPICS: NEUROBLASTOMA, LONDON, ASTHMA, AUTISM, BREAST CANCER

Possible New Cancer Treatment Identified

By Health Canal

New research findings show how it may be possible to render cancer tumours harmless without affecting the other cells and tissues in the body. The findings apply to cancers including breast, lung and bowel cancer. The study was carried out at Lund University in Sweden. (Apr 22, 2012)

MORE TOPICS: BREAST CANCER, CANCER

Infants Not Getting Proper Eye Consultation: Survey

By IBTimes

Majority of parents in the U.S. are neglecting an early eye check-up of their infants, the American Optometric Association's (AOA) 2011 American Eye-Q survey has revealed. (Mar 10, 2012)

MORE TOPICS: INFECTION, CANCER

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