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ECF Fellow Publishes Study on Chemotherapy Side Effect

ECF Fellow Publishes Study on Chemotherapy Side Effect

January 25, 2017

A paper co-authored by Dr. Bikramjit P. Pal highlights a study conducted under the guidance of Dr. Tero Kivelä while supported by a fellowship grant provided by The Eye Cancer Foundation. Dr. Pal worked under Dr. Kivelä at the Helsinki University Eye Hospital during a six-month fellowship from Octo... Read More

Visionary Newsletter - Winter 2017 Edition

Visionary Newsletter - Winter 2017 Edition

January 5, 2017

The 2017 issue of The Visionary is now available! The Eye Cancer Foundation publishes The Visionary free-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 abo... Read More

ECF Joins Union for International Cancer Control

ECF Joins Union for International Cancer Control

December 30, 2016

The Eye Cancer Foundation has joined forces with Union for International Cancer Control. UICC is the largest and oldest international cancer organization. It has over 1,000 members and 56 partners spanning 162 countries. UICC features the world’s major cancer societies, ministries of health, rese... Read More

ECF Fellowship Alum Making a Difference in India

ECF Fellowship Alum Making a Difference in India

November 30, 2016

A doctor who recently completed fellowship training supported by The Eye Cancer Foundation (ECF) is providing eye cancer treatment in an area of India currently lacking any trained specialists in ocular oncology. Dr. Bikramjit Pal worked under Dr. Tero Kivelä at the Helsinki University Eye Hospital... Read More

The 2020 Campaign: Train 20 Specialists in 20 Countries to Treat Childhood Eye Cancer

The 2020 Campaign: Train 20 Specialists in 20 Countries to Treat Childhood Eye Cancer

November 22, 2016

Every year, retinoblastoma afflicts some 10,000 children around the world. This eye cancer has a 98% cure rate with proper diagnosis and treatment, but many children in less developed countries lose their vision and even their lives because of lack of access to proper care. Through the recently lau... Read More

Easing the Way into Life After Eye Loss

Easing the Way into Life After Eye Loss

November 4, 2016

Despite the many vision-saving eye cancer treatments available, sometimes it becomes necessary to remove an eye. For patients facing enucleation surgery, the prospect of losing an eye is scary. Fortunately, most patients can see with their remaining eye and will most likely be able to do all the thi... Read More

Syrian Doctor Grateful for ECF Fellowship Training

Syrian Doctor Grateful for ECF Fellowship Training

November 1, 2016

Ata Rajeh, MD recently completed fellowship training in ocular oncologyunder Yacoub Yousef, MD of Jordan. The training was supported by The Eye Cancer Foundation (ECF). ECF fellowships are available to candidates from unserved or underserved countries. Once the doctors complete their six months of ... Read More

The International Council of Ophthalmology Highlights Fellowship Partnership with ECF

The International Council of Ophthalmology Highlights Fellowship Partnership with ECF

October 28, 2016

The Eye Cancer Foundation is proud to be joining forces with the International Council of Ophthalmology supporting and promoting eye cancer fellowship education for doctors from unserved and underserved countries. Since launching its ICO fellowship program in 2001, more than 920 Fellows have comp... Read More

8th Edition AJCC Cancer Staging Completed

8th Edition AJCC Cancer Staging Completed

September 20, 2016

The American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) recently celebrated the completion of the 8th edition of its Cancer Staging Manual. The AJCC Cancer Staging Manual defines an international language for oncology. Created with and adopted by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), the AJCC-... Read More

Second Working Day Now Part of Official ISOO Biennial Conference

Second Working Day Now Part of Official ISOO Biennial Conference

September 13, 2016

We’re gearing up for the Second Working Day, which is now part of the official ISOO Biennial Conference. It will commence on Friday, March 24, 2017 at the International Convention Centre in Sydney, Australia. If you're an eye cancer specialist attending the conference, be sure to mark your calend... Read More

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