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THE ECF ESTABLISHES THE FIRST EYE PATHOLOGIST IN JORDAN

THE ECF ESTABLISHES THE FIRST EYE PATHOLOGIST IN JORDAN

March 20, 2019

Prior to involvement of The Eye Cancer Foundation (ECF), Jordan had no practicing eye cancer specialists. We trained Dr. Yacoub Yousef and he established the first eye cancer referral center at The King Hussein Cancer Center in Amman. After years of building this center, Dr. Yousef has trained many ... Read More

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The 8th Edition AJCC Cancer Staging Manual is Available

February 17, 2019

The 7th Edition AJCC Cancer Staging Manual:Do you speak ocular tumor? The 7th edition, AJCC manual (left) was created by over 50 eye cancer specialists from countries on all four continents. In addition, each included their local ophthalmologists, radiation oncologists, medical physicists and pat... Read More

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Welcome to The Eye Cancer Network, 4th Edition

February 17, 2019

Today, February 2019 marks the third complete revision of The Eye Cancer Network. Established in 1998, the network over 40 thousand visitors every month. Please feel free to surf around. Comments and suggestions are welcome. Best regards, Paul T Finger, MD, FACS The Editor... Read More

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World Cancer Day 2019

January 18, 2019

For nearly 20 years, the Union for International Cancer Control has brought the world together in a unified front against cancer. World Cancer Day aims to “unite the cancer community to reduce the global cancer burden, promote greater equity, and integrate cancer control into the world health and ... Read More

New ECF Graduates Bring Their Skills to Egypt and India

New ECF Graduates Bring Their Skills to Egypt and India

December 26, 2018

Saving the Underserved in Egypt and India… We at The Eye Cancer Foundation are pleased to celebrate the graduation of our two most recent recent fellows: Dr. Puneet Jain from India and Dr. Moanes Morkos from Egypt. In traditional ECF manner, both fellows return to their country with goals to care... Read More

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

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