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A retinoblastoma is a malignant tumor of the retina, occurring most often in young children below 5 years. In one of three cases it is bilateral i.e., affecting both eyes. About 250-350 new cases occur every year in the USA, in children younger than 15 years.
Study reports role of cancer gene in tumor microenvironment

Study reports role of cancer gene in tumor microenvironment

Genomics study reveals five genes linked to treatment resistance in prostate cancer

Genomics study reveals five genes linked to treatment resistance in prostate cancer

Key discoveries could shed light on retinoblastoma

Key discoveries could shed light on retinoblastoma

Revolutionary new technology sheds light on why cancers form in specific cell types

Revolutionary new technology sheds light on why cancers form in specific cell types

Growth and spread of deadly eye tumor suppressed in cells, animals

Growth and spread of deadly eye tumor suppressed in cells, animals

Novartis announces winners of 2018 eXcellence in Ophthalmology Vision Award

Novartis announces winners of 2018 eXcellence in Ophthalmology Vision Award

Investigators pinpoint exact stage of retinoblastoma development in children

Investigators pinpoint exact stage of retinoblastoma development in children

Molecular inhibitors found to arrest tumor cell proliferation in lung cancer and mesothelioma

Molecular inhibitors found to arrest tumor cell proliferation in lung cancer and mesothelioma

Scientists target tumor suppressor as a new treatment approach to 'triple-negative' breast cancer

Scientists target tumor suppressor as a new treatment approach to 'triple-negative' breast cancer

Sex steroid hormone fluctuations may have direct effects on eye physiology and AMD

Sex steroid hormone fluctuations may have direct effects on eye physiology and AMD

WPI professor receives Smith Family Foundation grant to explore biology of cancer cells

WPI professor receives Smith Family Foundation grant to explore biology of cancer cells

CHLA and Keck Medicine of USC develop new liquid biopsy for tumor of the retina

CHLA and Keck Medicine of USC develop new liquid biopsy for tumor of the retina

St. Jude creates world’s largest collection of pediatric solid tumor samples

St. Jude creates world’s largest collection of pediatric solid tumor samples

ASTRO releases updated insurance coverage recommendations for proton beam therapy to treat cancer

ASTRO releases updated insurance coverage recommendations for proton beam therapy to treat cancer

Study prompts further assessment of tomato extracts’ use in gastric cancer prevention

Study prompts further assessment of tomato extracts’ use in gastric cancer prevention

Retinoblastoma protein plays larger role in tumor suppression, study finds

Retinoblastoma protein plays larger role in tumor suppression, study finds

Experimental cancer drug Nutlin-3 shows promise in cancelling effects of fragile X syndrome

Experimental cancer drug Nutlin-3 shows promise in cancelling effects of fragile X syndrome

Survivin inhibitor with chemotherapy provides therapeutic advantage for Rb cells, tumors

Survivin inhibitor with chemotherapy provides therapeutic advantage for Rb cells, tumors

Research shows tumor suppressor protein regulates polarity genes

Research shows tumor suppressor protein regulates polarity genes

CHLA, Thermo Fisher Scientific agree to develop NGS-based panel for pediatric cancer research

CHLA, Thermo Fisher Scientific agree to develop NGS-based panel for pediatric cancer research