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Life After Retinoblastoma, Is It Really Over?

Aug 15, 2017, in Pediatric Retinoblastoma, Research

Life After Retinoblastoma, Is It Really Over?

It gives exquisite joy to parents knowing that their child survived retinoblastoma treatment. The child’s normal eyesight is finally restored and the doctors have given a positive report, but like any recovery stage from a severe illness, the patient still needs to be closely monitored in order to boost the patient’s immune system and restore their normal healthy state. Here are some important reminders...

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Special Care for Kids with Eye Cancer

Aug 10, 2017, in Pediatric Retinoblastoma

Special Care for Kids with Eye Cancer

Children make up most of the happiest people on earth. They truly know how to appreciate the beautiful things they see, they have a rich perspective of life, but what happens when their joy is affected by a visual illness? One of the illnesses that affect children below six years old in the US is pediatric retinoblastoma which is reported to have 300 cases...

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The Truth About Kids’ Eye Cancer

Jul 20, 2017, in Pediatric Retinoblastoma, Treatments

The Truth About Kids’ Eye Cancer

Parents who take their little ones to a pediatrician every month may only be concerned about knowing what vitamins to give to their kids. However, kid’s eye cancer may not be part of the parent-doctor discussion. One case of eye cancer is called pediatric retinoblastoma, and is affecting children below six years old. It is a tumor that starts in the retina and can...

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An Insider Look on Pediatric Retinoblastoma

Jul 18, 2017, in Pediatric Retinoblastoma, Treatments

An Insider Look on Pediatric Retinoblastoma

Retinoblastoma is an eye cancer affecting the retina, a thin membrane behind the pupil of the eye. A child may be diagnosed of pediatric retinoblastoma as early as 18 months. This type of eye cancer may be hereditary or non-hereditary. If left untreated, the tumor can spread throughout the retina, vitreous or fluid inside the eyes, eye socket, even the optic nerve and the...

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Detecting Pediatric Retinoblastoma: Different Stages, Signs & Symptoms

Jun 27, 2017, in Pediatric Retinoblastoma, Treatments

Detecting Pediatric Retinoblastoma: Different Stages, Signs & Symptoms

What Is Pediatric Retinoblastoma? It is a malignant tumor that develops within the eye’s retina, which is the thin nerve tissue of the eye responsible in sensing light and transmitting images to the brain. This disease may occur at any age, but it commonly occurs during the early stages of childhood, usually before a child reaches the age of five. Retinoblastoma may either occur...

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Classifying Pediatric Retinoblastoma and Identifying Preventive Measures

Jun 20, 2017, in Pediatric Retinoblastoma, Treatments

Classifying Pediatric Retinoblastoma and Identifying Preventive Measures

In each year, there are an estimated one in every 15,000 to 20,000 infants born with eye cancer in the United States. During the early times, it was not yet clear if pediatric retinoblastoma was caused by environmental factors or hereditary. But in today’s generation, with the advancement in technology, it has been found that this disease can be inherited from one generation to...

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How can Parents Cope with a Child having Retinoblastoma?

May 22, 2017, in Pediatric Retinoblastoma Malpractice

How can Parents Cope with a Child having Retinoblastoma?

Retinoblastoma is the most common visual cancer in children. Data says it affects around 300 children in the U.S. every year. The disease can be inherited and it can affect one eye or both eyes. The usual symptoms are altered discoloration of the pupil and strabismus that leads to medical attention. Succeeding appropriate diagnostic studies and care provided by a multidisciplinary team, including an...

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Neonatal and Infant Screening as a Fundamental Procedure

May 8, 2017, in Pediatric Retinoblastoma Malpractice, Treatments

Neonatal and Infant Screening as a Fundamental Procedure

Pediatric Care plays a vital role in the life of our children. Part of pediatric care is first Neonatal then Infant Screening. This should be done from age zero of a child so as to thoroughly detect abnormalities not only in the physical but genetic diseases as well. Through these procedures or tests, early detection of a child’s deficiencies can help prevent deformities and...

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Understanding Pediatric Retinoblastoma

Apr 28, 2017, in Pediatric Retinoblastoma Malpractice

Understanding Pediatric Retinoblastoma

Pediatric retinoblastoma is an eye cancer that affects children which may cause blindness or death. Pediatric retinoblastoma malpractice occurs when a doctor’s negligence, whether by misdiagnosis of the condition, delayed diagnosis, or improper treatment, causes injury to the patient. If you or a loved one have suffered injury, or even death, due to pediatric retinoblastoma, call Dellecker, Wilson, King, McKenna, Ruffier & Sos, LLP...

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Pediatric Retinoblastoma Malpractice

Apr 25, 2017, in Pediatric Retinoblastoma Malpractice

Pediatric Retinoblastoma Malpractice

Pediatric retinoblastoma is an eye cancer that affects children. It may cause blindness or death. It is important for families of young children to be aware of its warning signs. Pediatric retinoblastoma malpractice occurs when a doctor’s negligence, whether by misdiagnosis of the condition, delayed diagnosis, or improper treatment, causes injury to the patient. If you or a loved one suffered injury or death...

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