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2017 Eye Cancer Working Day Announcement and Schedule

2017 Eye Cancer Working Day Announcement and Schedule

March 16, 2017

International Society in Ocular Oncology and The Eye Cancer Foundation will sponsor the Second Eye Cancer Working Day on the first day of the ISOO meeting, Friday, March 24, at the International Convention Centre in Sydney, Australia, at the Cookle Bay Room 1. The Working Day provides an opportun... Read More

A New Way to Support the Work of The ECF

A New Way to Support the Work of The ECF

February 15, 2017

There’s a new way to support the work of The Eye Cancer Foundation. The ECF has partnered with Pledgeling, a platform that facilitates giving to nonprofits. Visitors to pledgeling.com/home can search for specific non-profit organizations or general categories they want to support. For instance, ... Read More

ECF's Worldwide Find a Doctor Database Expanding

ECF's Worldwide Find a Doctor Database Expanding

February 8, 2017

Finding an eye-cancer doctor you can trust may feel like a daunting task. The Eye Cancer Foundation has a resource that can help, and it is expanding. The ECF maintains a searchable database of over 200 eye cancer specialists in nearly 50 countries around the world. The “Find a Doctor” page is o... Read More

The Eye Cancer Foundation Celebrates World Cancer Day

The Eye Cancer Foundation Celebrates World Cancer Day

February 3, 2017

Saturday Feb. 4 marks World Cancer Day. The theme of this year’s event is “We Can. I can.” Cancer affects people in different ways, but everybody – together and as individuals – can take action to reduce the global burden of cancer. The ‘We can. I can.’ campaign reinforces positive and action-o... Read More

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

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

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