Glioblastoma, retinal; Glioma, retinal; Neuroblastoma, retinal; RB 

The eye has three major parts: the globe, the orbit, and the adnexal structures. The globe (eyeball) is filled with a jelly-like material called vitreous. The uvea and the retina are two important parts of the globe. The uvea consists of: the iris (the colored or pigmented part surrounds the pupil, the opening that controls the amount of light that enters the eyeball) the choroid (a thin, pigmented layer lining the eyeball that nourishes the retina and the front of the eye with b...

Retinoblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of the retina. The retina is the thin nerve tissue that lines the back of the eye that senses light and forms images. Although retinoblastoma may occur at any age, it most often occurs in younger children, usually before the age of 5 years. The tumor may be in one eye only or in both eyes. Retinoblastoma is usually confined to the eye and does not spread to nearby tissue or other parts of the body. Your child's prognosis (chance of recovery and...

Eye Cancer as related to Retinoblastoma

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  • Eye Cancer | Retinoblastoma | MedlinePlus

    Eye cancer is rare. Learn about symptoms, treatments and the different types, including retinoblastoma. It most often affects young children.

  • Eye cancer (retinoblastoma) | Cancer Research UK
    Find out about retinoblastoma, a type of eye cancer that occurs mostly in children. Read about its causes, symptoms and treatment.

  • What is retinoblastoma? - American Cancer Society
    Retinoblastoma is a type of cancer that starts in the eyes. Learn more about retinoblastoma here.

  • Retinoblastoma - New York Eye Cancer Center
    A family history of retinoblastoma can be very important. Retinoblastoma was the first cancer to be directly associated with a genetic abnormality (Deletions or ...

  • retinoblastoma - Genetics Home Reference
    Retinoblastoma is a rare type of eye cancer that usually develops in early childhood, typically before the age of 5. This form of cancer develops in the retina, ...