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Retinoblastoma mortality associations with choroidal and optic nerve invasion

The authors present a retrospective cohort study. Data was extracted from the National Cancer Institute’s Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) database, based in the US and founded in 1973. Cases of retinoblastoma were extracted using the inclusion criteria of...

Germline mutation risk in solitary unilateral retinoblastoma

This study aimed to determine the true risk for germline mutation in a child presenting with solitary unilateral RB and whether this risk differs by age at presentation. This was a retrospective review of 482 cases from 1972-2020. Age groups...

Retinoblastoma chemotherapeutic drugs and their toxic effects on RPE cells

There is reported clinical evidence of retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) alterations after intra-arterial (IAC) and intravitreal chemotherapy (IViC) of retinoblastoma. The purpose of this study was to investigate the cellular toxic effects of melphalan, topotecan and carboplatin on the RPE...

Retinoblastoma management update (part 1): clinical features, diagnosis and genetics

The first of a two part series, this article will discuss the clinical features, diagnosis and genetic aspects of retinoblastoma. Manoj Parulekar is based at Birmingham Children’s Hospital, one of the two designated national retinoblastoma and paediatric ocular oncology treatment...

Complications with porous orbital implant after enucleation in retinoblastoma patients

This is a retrospective, case control study aimed to identify risk factors associated with complications in retinoblastoma patients following primary and secondary enucleations with porous implant placements. Patients with retinoblastoma who underwent enucleation with porous orbital implant placement between January...

Proof of concept for using aqueous humour to detect retinoblastoma variant

A proof of concept study is presented with the aim of assessing the feasibility of using aqueous humour surrogate marker for tumour tissue for identifying retinoblastoma RB1 variant. Three children undergoing enucleation for retinoblastoma were recruited from a single centre....

Development of retinoblastoma care in Indonesia and the role of multidisciplinary team meetings

In the second article of a two-part series (See Part 1 here), the authors focus on the diagnosis and management of retinoblastoma in Indonesia. COVID-19 doesn’t get thanked for many things, but on 19 December 2020 as the world grew...

Establishing an intra-arterial chemotherapy service for children with retinoblastoma in Nigeria for the first time

This is the first in a series of three articles (see Part 2 here) about strengthening eye health services in Nigeria through collaboration with the LINKS and Networks run at the International Centre for Eye Health, London School of Hygiene...

Retinoblastoma management update (part 2): treatment, screening and surveillance, long-term follow-up and new developments

Retinoblastoma treatment requires significant multidisciplinary input, but early detection through raising awareness remains key to improving outcomes. In the second article of a two-part series, Manoj Parulekar discusses retinoblastoma management, screening and research. This article has been published in two...

The role of virtual Rb-NET Multidisciplinary Team meetings in the management of children with retinoblastoma in low- and middle-income countries

A selection of participants in an MDT meeting with Uganda. In 2017 the LINKS Programme developed a new network of LINKS to support and coordinate action against retinoblastoma (Rb) in response to requests from low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), called...

Mimicked tumour seeding due to asteroid hyalosis

A case report is presented of a patient with treated retinoblastoma (RB) who later developed asteroid hyalosis which mimicked tumour seeding. The case was a 37-year-old male with presenting symptoms of vitreous floaters. A unilateral RB was diagnosed at the...

App detection of leukocoria

This paper outlines ARCELE – Computer Assisted Detection of Leukocoria. This is an iPhone app developed to increase early detection of retinoblastoma by detecting leukocoria. The aim of this study was to determine the use of CRADLE as a screening...