Whether your child has just been diagnosed with retinoblastoma, is going through treatment, or is trying to stay well after treatment, this detailed guide can help you find the answers you need. Click on the topics below to get started.
What Is Retinoblastoma?
- What is cancer?
- What are the differences between cancers in adults and children?
- What is retinoblastoma?
- What are the key statistics about retinoblastoma?
Causes, Risk Factors, and Prevention
- What are the risk factors for retinoblastoma?
- Do we know what causes retinoblastoma?
- Can retinoblastoma be prevented?
Early Detection, Diagnosis, and Staging
- Can retinoblastoma be found early?
- Signs and symptoms of retinoblastoma
- How is retinoblastoma diagnosed?
- How is retinoblastoma staged?
- How is retinoblastoma treated?
- Surgery (enucleation) for retinoblastoma
- Radiation therapy for retinoblastoma
- Laser therapy (photocoagulation) for retinoblastoma
- Cryotherapy for retinoblastoma
- Thermotherapy for retinoblastoma
- Chemotherapy for retinoblastoma
- High-dose chemotherapy and stem cell transplant for retinoblastoma
- Clinical trials for retinoblastoma
- Complementary and alternative therapies for retinoblastoma
- Treatment of retinoblastoma, based on extent of the disease
- More treatment information for retinoblastoma
Talking With Your Doctor
- What happens after treatment for retinoblastoma?
- Genetic counseling and testing for retinoblastoma
- Keeping good medical records after treatment for retinoblastoma
- Late and long-term effects of treatment for retinoblastoma
- Second cancers after retinoblastoma
- Emotional and social issues for children with retinoblastoma and their families