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Retinoblastoma: A Journey of 60 Years

  • Claire Hartnett
  • M. Ashwin ReddyEmail author
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Abstract

Over the last 60 years, the management of retinoblastoma has been revolutionized with the advent of novel therapeutic modalities and a multi-disciplinary approach to children. Greater rates of eye salvage with reduced mortality have and are being achieved. There is now a shift towards rehabilitating vision and improving care throughout the world, not just high resource countries.

Keywords

Retinoblastoma Radiation Chemotherapy Vision Mortality Enucleation Genetics Lag time 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Judith Kingston Retinoblastoma ServiceRoyal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS TrustLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of OphthalmologyUniversity Hospital LimerickLimerickIreland
  3. 3.National Institute for Health Research Biomedical Research Centre at Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and UCL Institute of OphthalmologyLondonUK

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