Advanced bilateral retinoblastoma treated conservatively with lens sparing external beam radiation therapy: report of three cases.

@article{Kao1999AdvancedBR,
  title={Advanced bilateral retinoblastoma treated conservatively with lens sparing external beam radiation therapy: report of three cases.},
  author={L Y Kao and Ngan Ming Tsang},
  journal={Changgeng yi xue za zhi},
  year={1999},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={100-5}
}
From 1995 through 1998, 3 children with bilateral advanced retinoblastoma were treated primarily with external beam radiation therapy; 6 eyes were irradiated with a lens sparing technique, doses varied from 5500 to 5700 cGy, and follow-up period ranged from 14 to 36 months. Recurrent tumors were found in 3 eyes, and a new growing tumor in one eye. Three eyes underwent enucleation eventually; one eye refused enucleation and finally developed optic nerve extension. The overall ocular cure rate… CONTINUE READING