According to Cancer Australia, retinoblastoma occurs when abnormal cells in the retina (the light-sensing area at the back of the eye) grow in an uncontrolled way. It usually occurs in young children, and can affect one or both eyes.
Cancer Research UK says retinoblastoma is a rare cancer that usually affects children under five.
- Retinoblastoma treatment (PDQ®) – Patient version – National Cancer Institute: Information on staging and treatment options.
- What is retinoblastoma? – American Cancer Society: Overview and information on diagnosis and treatment.
- Retinoblastoma – Children’s Cancer Centre: Short overview of retinoblastoma.
- Retinoblastoma cancer – Rare Cancers Australia: Information on diagnosis and prognosis.
- rbtalk – Retinoblastoma International: Podcast series covering retinoblastoma research and treatment.
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