Ocular complications of cancer therapy: a primer for the ophthalmologist treating cancer patients

  title={Ocular complications of cancer therapy: a primer for the ophthalmologist treating cancer patients},
  author={Ribhi Hazin and Jamil Y. Abuzetun and Yassine J. Daoud and Maysa M Abu-Khalaf},
  journal={Current Opinion in Ophthalmology},
Purpose of review Cancer patients may develop ocular complications secondary to direct or metastatic involvement with cancer, radiation exposure, or chemotherapy. As many as 1.4 million new cancer cases arise in the United States annually. Recent findings Chemotherapy administration remains a critical aspect of treating many cancers and offers improved prognosis and prolonged survival in many cases; however, these therapies are known to cause a wide range of toxicities. Summary Ocular side… 

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