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The Ocular Tumor Support Group's Next Meeting

The Ocular Tumor Support Group's Next Meeting

April 17, 2018

After several successful meetings throughout the close of 2017, The Ocular Tumor Support Group is back in session! Do you have feelings of loss, stress, anxiety, and/or depression? To be sure, these are all possible experiences people have as they begin to adjust and live with a cancer diagnosis —... Read More

Patient Stories: Maureen's Journey

Patient Stories: Maureen's Journey

April 5, 2018

As part of an ongoing initiative from the Eye Cancer Foundation, The ECF accepts submissions where patients share their personal story through diagnosis and treatment. Of course, the ECF is always accepting submissions for Patient Stories and would love to hear from you. Below is the first publi... Read More

The Global Effort

The Global Effort

March 22, 2018

The 2020 Campaigncontinues to make tremendous strides in the advancement of eye cancer care through the exciting completion of Dr. Milly Shakoor’s 6-month fellowship in retinoblastoma training. This news arrives unitedly with the announcement of another ECF Fellow’s completed training, Dr. Veronic... Read More

AAO Newsletter Features Paper Published by ECF Fellow

AAO Newsletter Features Paper Published by ECF Fellow

March 8, 2018

From the summer of 2016 to 2017, Dr. Sonal S. Chaugule gained a wealth of knowledge as an Eye Cancer Foundation (ECF) fellow under the tutelage of Dr. Paul T. Finger at the NYECC. From shadowing Dr. Finger’s surgeries at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, to speaking at the Second Eye Cancer Work... Read More

ECF Fellow Brings Hope to Bolivia

ECF Fellow Brings Hope to Bolivia

January 8, 2018

It is with the deepest pride that The Eye Cancer Foundation announces the successful completion of Dr. Veronica Molleda’s first 3-month fellowship in retinoblastoma care at the Hospital Infantil de Mexico. Under the tutelage of Dr. Marco Ramirez (pictured right), Head of Ophthalmological Services ... Read More

Happy Holidays from The Eye Cancer Foundation!

Happy Holidays from The Eye Cancer Foundation!

December 21, 2017

As friends and family come together, and as holidays round out the season, the end of a year is often a time for reflection. Whether you watched this year’s New Year’s Eve ball drop in Times Square, whether you slammed that screaming snooze button on January 1, 2017 at 12 AM … what made this year ... Read More

New Drug Alert!

New Drug Alert!

December 7, 2017

Patients who have had treatment for a choroidal melanoma with radiation plaque brachytherapy will sometimes go on to develop retinal problems secondary to the radiation exposure which was needed to sterilize their tumor. This is calledradiation retinopathy. These retinal problems can manifest as an ... Read More

Visionary Newsletter -- Fall 2017

Visionary Newsletter -- Fall 2017

November 27, 2017

The Fall 2017 issue ofThe Visionaryis now available! The Eye Cancer Foundation publishesThe Visionaryfree-of-charge to keep you informed about the latest news, research, and global efforts focused on improving eye cancer treatment, diagnosis, and cure. In this edition, you will find articles about... Read More

The NYECC Support Group's Next Meeting! Attend In-Person or via Phone!

The NYECC Support Group's Next Meeting! Attend In-Person or via Phone!

November 9, 2017

After two successful meetings where eye cancer patients and survivors shared their feelings in a welcoming, comfortable environment, The New York Eye Cancer Center Support Group, sponsored by The Eye Cancer Foundation, will meet for a third time on November 17, 2017 at 1:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time... Read More

The Eye Cancer Foundation Annual Appeal

The Eye Cancer Foundation Annual Appeal

October 19, 2017

As the year draws to close, as we round out the end of 2017 with holidays celebrating unity, generosity and love, now comes the time for reflection. The year 2017 marked great, landscaping efforts in the field of eye cancer research and training from The Eye Cancer Foundation, culminating perhaps mo... Read More