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Inactivation of the p53 pathway in Retinoblastoma

November 2, 2006

Inactivation of the p53 pathway in retinoblastoma Vol 444 | 2 November 2006 | doi:10.1038/nature05194 These findings not only challenge the long-standing belief that retinoblastoma is the exception to the rule that the Rb and p53 pathways must be inactivated in cancer, but also provide a specific ... Read More

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PET/CT SUV Intensity Correlated to Known Risk Factors for Metastasis from Choroidal Melanoma

September 23, 2006

The authors of a recently published study in the British Journal of Ophthalmology correlated the clinical, ultrasound, and pathology features of eyes evaluated by FDG positron emission tomography / computed tomography (PET/CT) then enucleated for choroidal melanoma. Pre-operative ultrasound was use... Read More

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Retinoblastoma Management Case 3: From Brenda Gallie, MD

July 2, 2005

Dear Board Members! The Eye Cancer Network thanks Dr. Gallie for sharing her interesting management case. We further thank the respondents for taking the time to share their thoughts, recommendations, and opinions. Bilateral Retinobastoma in a 6-day old Dr. Gallie requested suggestions as to trea... Read More

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Timing and the diagnosis of uveal melanoma Case 14

January 1, 2005

Tumor Board Question from Thomas Weingeist, PhD, MD Subject: Timing and the diagnosis of choroidal melanoma Date Posted: January 30th, 2005 Dear List Members A patient complains of a spot in his vision: He is examined by an optometrist, but not dilated because he is not certified to dilate p... Read More

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Pigmented Juxtapapillary Tumor Case 13

October 1, 2003

Digital funduscopic image of the pigmented juxtapapillary tumor Tumor Board Presentation from Paul T. Finger, MD Subject: Unknown Date Posted: October 21st, 2003 Dear List Members We have a interesting case and would like to get your comments. Case This 28 year old female noted 6 months of... Read More

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Large Intraocular Tumor Case 12

September 1, 2003

MRI Imaging of the Orbits Tumor Board Presentation from Paul T. Finger, MD and Steven A. McCormick, MD Subject: Unknown Date: September 17th, 2003 Dear List Members We have a interesting case and would like to get your comments, particularly the ophthalmic pathologists in our group. Case T... Read More

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Small Juxtafoveal Melanoma Case 11

April 1, 2003

Tumor Board Discussion A Case of a Small Juxtapapillary Melanoma Ultrasound reveals a choroidal tumor with low internal reflectivity and an apical height of 2.1 mm From: The Eye Cancer Network International Tumor Board Date: Friday May 2nd, 2003 America/New_York To: ECN Group Subject: Case Re... Read More

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Conjunctival MALT Lymphoma Case 10

December 1, 2002

A: MALT lymphoma - Note the pink mucosal thickening of the bulbar and palpebral conjunctiva. Original Message Dear ECN Colleagues B: MALT lymphoma - Note the pink mucosal thickening of the bulbar and palpebral conjunctiva. Does anyone have experience using topical Interferon Alfa for pat... Read More

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Pediatric Unknown Intraocular Tumor Case 9

August 17, 2002

RetCam Digital Image Subject: Unknown Date: August 16th, 2002 Dear List Members We have a interesting case and would like to get your comments. Case This newborn presented with leukocoria due to a large creamy, white mass with fine overlying vessels occupying approximately two-thirds of the vit... Read More

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Subretinal Hemorrhage after Plaque Case 8

February 15, 2002

Photograph of the Tumor and Hemorrhage Management Case: This 65 year old male presented with a 3 week history of decreased vision OS. A 14 x 13 mm base and 6.5 mm high choroidal melanoma was noted superotemporal to the optic nerve and fovea. A small collar-button was noted next to the tumor's apex ... Read More

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