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2010-03-29 10:35:00

St Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators identify a new class of compounds targeting a protein implicated in promoting a variety of cancers, including a childhood eye tumor.

2010-03-09 11:50:13

What began as research into how diabetics could possibly preserve their eyesight has led to findings that could prolong the vision of children afflicted with retinoblastoma.

2010-01-27 06:54:35

Findings may suggest new targets and treatments for childhood cancer.

2009-07-28 13:41:00

Same Day Procedure May Transform Treatment Approach to Retinoblastoma BOCA RATON, Fla., July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Expanded results of a study conducted on children with eye cancer (retinoblastoma) shows that chemotherapy delivered through endovascular (through the vessel) means not only successfully cures the cancer in a majority of cases, but achieves this cure with preserved vision.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.