Retinoblastoma is cancer of the eye that manifests in infants and toddlers. It leads to necessary enucleation or removal of the eye(s). Sometimes it returns once the victim is an adult as in musician Jeff Healy. Hopefully, with the discovery below and continued studies there will be a way to save the vision and more importantly the lives of these young people. ~K
|Daisy's Eye Cancer Fund Rb Resource – MYCNA Retinoblastoma|
A small number of children with retinoblastoma have two normal copies of the RB1 gene in tumour. Their cancer is caused by too many copies of MYCN the ...