Retinoblastoma

A Parent's Guide to Understanding

Understanding Retinoblastoma Education R etinoblastoma A Parent's Guide to Understanding IRIS Medical Instruments, Inc., a subsidiary of IRIDEX Corporation 1212 Terra Bella Avenue Mountain View, CA94043-1824 Phone: 800-388-4747 (U.S.) 650-962-8100 (Int'l) FAX: 650-962-0486 Printed in the U.S.A ...

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Cancer Incidence and Survival Among Children and Adolescents ...

ICCC V 73 National Cancer Institute SEER Pediatric Monograph RETINOBLASTOMA HIGHLIGHTS Incidence ⇔ Retinoblastoma accounted for approximately 11% of cancers developing in the first year of life, but for only 3% of the cancers developing among children younger than 15 years of age. ⇔ In the ...

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Retinoblastoma What is cancer?

Retinoblastoma What is cancer? The body is made up of hundreds of millions of living cells. Normal body cells grow, divide, and die in an orderly fashion.

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C IGNA M EDICAL C OVERAGE P OLICY - Genetic Testing for ...

CIGNA does not cover genetic testing for the susceptibility to retinoblastoma mutations in the general population because such screening is considered not medically necessary or of unproven benefit.

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Retinoblastoma: A Review of Current Treatment Strategies

Journal of Ophthalmic Prosthetics 1 William F. Deegan III M.D. Retina Group of Washington Alexandria, Virginia Children's National Medical Center Washington, D.C. KEY WORDS: retinoblastoma, radiation, chemotherapy, chemoreduction, thermochemotherapy, enuclea tion, laser hyperthermia ...

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"What is Retinoblastoma?" (English)

Welcome We created this resource booklet to help you better understand your child's disease. It includes details about the eye, retinoblast oma, and current treatments.

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Trilateral Retinoblastoma: Two Variations

Trilateral Retinoblastoma: Two Variations Daniel A. Finelli, Susan B. Shurin, and David S. Bardenstein Summary: Two cases of trilateral retinoblastoma (asyndromeof midline, undifferentiated, intracranial tumor in achildwithhe-reditary, bilateral ocular retinoblastoma) are described, one with a ...

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INFORMED CONSENT to PERFORM GENETIC TESTING FOR RETINOBLASTOMA

SOP ADM-1100 Last update 16-Apr-10 kv Retinoblastoma Solutions 399 Bathurst Street, Room 13MP-302 Toronto, Ontario M5T 2S8 CANADA retinoblastomasolutions.org info@retinoblastomasolutions.org (416) 603-5597; (416) 603-5622 fax INFORMED CONSENT to PERFORM GENETIC TESTING FOR RETINOBLASTOMA I ...

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Diagnosis and Management of Retinoblastoma

September/October 2004, Vol. 11, No. 5 Cancer Control 317 Diagnosis and Management of Retinoblastoma Carol L. Shields, MD, and Jerry A. Shields, MD Background: Retinoblastoma is a highly malignant tumor of the eye that manifests most often in the first 3 years of life.

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CIGNA's medical coverage policy genetic testing for ...

C IGNA H EALTH C ARE C OVERAGE P OSITION Subject Genetic Testing for Retinoblastoma Revised Date..... 11/15/2006 Original Effective Date..... 11/15/2004 Coverage Position Number..... 0223 Table of Contents Hyperlink to Related Coverage Positions Genetic Counseling Genetic ...

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