Retinoblastoma treated with primary chemotherapy alone: the significance of tumour size, location, and age.

@article{Gombos2002RetinoblastomaTW,
  title={Retinoblastoma treated with primary chemotherapy alone: the significance of tumour size, location, and age.},
  author={Dan S. Gombos and Alison Kelly and Pietro G. Coen and Judith E. Kingston and John L. Hungerford},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2002},
  volume={86 1},
  pages={80-3}
}
AIMS To evaluate how tumour size, retinal location, and patient age affect the outcome of retinoblastoma foci treated with chemotherapy. METHODS Retrospective review of retinoblastoma foci treated with primary chemotherapy alone. Individual tumours were coded with regard to their largest basal diameter, location within the eye (macula, macula to equator, equator to ora serrata), and patient's age at diagnosis. Successfully treated tumours required no further intervention while those requiring… CONTINUE READING

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