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2012-01-11 21:30:53

Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project (PCGP) have helped identify the mechanism that makes the childhood eye tumor retinoblastoma so aggressive.

2011-12-22 07:33:06

Armed with a new ability to find retinal anomalies at the cellular level, neurobiologists at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital have made a discovery they hope will ultimately lead to a treatment for cancer of the retina.

2011-11-14 23:46:36

Results of a study by Baylor College of Medicine physicians underscore the important role that clinical genetic evaluation can have in the management plan of patients with retinoblastoma.

2011-08-15 11:00:00

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists lead research that settles a century-old debate about retinoblastoma's beginnings and identify new targets for treating the childhood eye tumor MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A research team led by St.

2011-08-05 12:52:01

New research from a team including several Carnegie scientists demonstrates that a specific small segment of RNA could play a key role in the growth of a type of malignant childhood eye tumor called retinoblastoma.

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2010-04-14 14:15:00

An ophthalmologist at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis is implanting radioactive discs in the eyes of children with a rare cancer in an attempt to save their vision and their eyes.

2010-04-13 14:58:50

The tumor suppressor Retinoblastoma represses DNA replication genes during senescence.

2010-03-30 09:08:00

ST. LOUIS, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report released by the American Optometric Association (AOA) identifies surprising new insights into the vision and eye health of infants across the U.S.


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