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Retinoblastoma

What is Retinoblastoma?

Retinoblastoma occurs in early childhood and affects about 1 child in 20,000. A tumor develops from the immature retina - the part of the eye responsible for detecting light and color.

Organization:

Foundation for Fighting Blindness (exit DHS)
11435 Cronhill Drive
Owings Mills, MD 21117-2220
Toll Free: (888) 394-3937
TDD: (800) 683-5555
E-mail: info@blindness.org

Resources:

Understanding retinoblastoma: National Center for Biotechnology Information (National Institute of Health)  (exit DHS)

Retinoblastoma information: The Family Village, Waisman Center - University of Wisconsin - Madison  (exit DHS)

Last Revised: June 16, 2011