Category: Cancer Types


By Joyce Vazq,

  For the first ophthalmology referral if you have any unusual photos of your child’s eye/s, take these with you. Since the treatment includes many interventions, it is crucial to find a specialized clinic with a formed clinical team including pediatric oncologists, ocular oncologists, pediatric ophthalmologists, surgeons, radiation treatment specialists, rehabilitation specialists and genetic counselors. After  … Read more

Retinoblastoma Signs and Symptoms (Video).

By Joyce Vazq,

What are the main signs and symptoms of Retinoblastoma? Find out in this short video.   In collaboration with Childhood Cancer International and the International Society of Paediatric Oncology, Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) has spearheaded a campaign targeted at primary and community healthcare workers to raise awareness of early ‘Signs and Symptoms’ of childhood  … Read more

Detect Eye Cancer (Retinoblastoma) with Your Smart Phone.

By Joyce Vazq,

Retinoblastoma is curable when diagnosed early and treated appropriately, this post is dedicated to inspiration and awareness, often affected families who underwent though this road get a call to action to help other families and make their path easier by sharing or creating tools and information to friends, teachers, medical students, who can help with  … Read more


By Joyce Vazq,

Name: Retinoblastoma Childhood Cancer Name: Retinoblastoma Main types of Retinoblastoma: Congenital (hereditary) retinoblastoma Sporadic (non-hereditary) retinoblastoma Intraocular retinoblastoma (within the eye) extraocular retinoblastoma (cancer has spread beyond the eye) Special cases Trilateral retinoblastoma: Refers to a syndrome that occurs in 5% to 15% of patients with heritable retinoblastoma defined by the concurrence of bilateral retinoblastoma  … Read more


By Super User,

Childhood Cancer Name: Retino-Blastoma Childhood Cancer Localisation: Eye Childhood Cancer Noticeable Symptoms: lazy eye , white reflection from the eye in flash photos Childhood Cancer Diagnostic method: Dialated eye exam Childhood Cancer Treatment: Chemotherapy (systemic & intra-arterial), Surgery Retinoblastoma in a nutshell This is the most common eye cancer in children. Cancer advice from parents of children  … Read more