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Free at Last!

Free at Last!

December 10, 2018

New Radiation Instructions for Eye Plaque Patients 2018 Based on published guidelines from United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), The New York Eye Cancer Center and its affiliate New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mt. Sinai have agreed that patients undergoing low energy (iodine-125 or... Read More

ECF Fellow Presents: How to Save Eyes in Cairo, Egypt

ECF Fellow Presents: How to Save Eyes in Cairo, Egypt

December 5, 2018

November 22nd Cairo, Egypt: Physician scholars came together for The 2nd Middle East Ophthalmic Oncology & Pediatric Retina Meeting. Organized by Dr. Ihab Othman, the meeting fostered discussion of various topics in ocular oncology. The Eye Cancer Foundation (ECF) fellow, Dr. Abhilasha Maheshwari... Read More

Sight-Saving Palladium Radiation Therapy

Sight-Saving Palladium Radiation Therapy

November 27, 2018

In a recent publication in Cornea: The Journal of Cornea and External Disease, a noteworthy case report describes a patient with squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) in his only functioning eye who had his vision saved using a remarkable application of palladium-103 plaque radiation therapy. Of all subt... Read More

Oblique (Angled) Injection Technique Improves the Delivery of Avastin Treatment

Oblique (Angled) Injection Technique Improves the Delivery of Avastin Treatment

November 20, 2018

Byline: Published in the European Journal of Ophthalmology, 2015;25:173-6. Intravitreal (IVT) injections are the most common surgical procedure in ophthalmology today. In fact, it is projected that millions of these injections are given each year in the United States. Ocular oncologists use intravi... Read More

VISIONARY NEWSLETTER: FALL 2018

VISIONARY NEWSLETTER: FALL 2018

October 24, 2018

The Fall 2018 issue of The Visionary is now available! The Eye Cancer Foundation publishes The 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 ab... Read More

NGO in India Promotes World Retinoblastoma Awareness Week

NGO in India Promotes World Retinoblastoma Awareness Week

September 3, 2018

Retinoblastoma (RB) is the most common eye cancer in children, affecting approximately 8,000 of them each year. In developed countries like the United States, the survival rate reaches beyond an astounding 96%, with early diagnosis and treatment being key to saving a patient’s life and sight. Howe... Read More

Understanding Your Data Privacy

Understanding Your Data Privacy

May 31, 2018

Whether scrolling through the latest Twitter trends or clearing out your inbox, if you’ve browsed the internet within this past week, the chances are that you have received an influx of emails regarding privacy policy updates from some of your most-frequented websites. You may be wondering: what d... Read More

From India to the Big Apple

From India to the Big Apple

May 17, 2018

At the close of 2017, The Eye Cancer Foundationpromised its supportersto continue the momentum of the tremendous strides made throughout the year, and indeed it has with yet another Eye Cancer Foundation Ophthalmic Oncology Fellowship thus completed. Meet the ECF’s latest Fellowship alumnus: Abhilas... Read More

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

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