Chemotherapy in retinoblastoma management.

  title={Chemotherapy in retinoblastoma management.},
  author={Claire Keith},
  journal={Ophthalmic paediatrics and genetics},
  volume={10 2},
  • Claire Keith
  • Published 1989 in Ophthalmic paediatrics and genetics
Chemotherapy, in addition to surgery, irradiation, cryothermy and light coagulation has been used in three groups of patients with retinoblastoma. In the first group it was used to try to prevent the development of metastases in cases with large tumours (Reese-Ellsworth Grade 4-5), in the second group to treat local extra-ocular spread and in the third group to treat bony metastases. In the first group there were 14 children with unilateral and eight with bilateral disease (grade 4 or 5 in one… CONTINUE READING