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Long-term Anti-VEGF Suppression of Radiation Retinopathy is Possible

Long-term Anti-VEGF Suppression of Radiation Retinopathy is Possible

November 22, 2015

Very Important News! “Untreated, macular radiation retinopathy typically leaves the eye with poor vision or legally blind. But if this happens to you, drug therapy preserve vision." Ophthalmic radiation therapy continues to save the lives, vision and eyes for cancer p... Read More

Eye Cancer Working Day video sessions now available

Eye Cancer Working Day video sessions now available

August 21, 2015

The first Eye Cancer Working Day took place at The Curie Institute, Paris, France, on June 15th, 2015. It was sponsored by The Eye Cancer Foundation, The Curie Institute and the American Joint Committee on Cancer. The Working Day was divided into several sections, each dealing with a critical probl... Read More

The First Eye Cancer Working Day

The First Eye Cancer Working Day

June 16, 2015

A Wonderful and Successful Meeting! Watch online! Working Day video sessions have been posted on our website. June 15th, 2015 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM The Curie Institute, Paris, France One day prior to ISOO Meeting, the Eye Cancer Foundation and Curie Institute will host the First Eye Cancer Working... Read More

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The First Eye Cancer Working Day - Completed!

June 15, 2015

A Wonderful and Successful Meeting! Watch online!Working Day video sessionshave been posted on our website. June 15th, 2015 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM The First Eye Cancer Working Day was located at The Curie Institute, Paris, France, on June 15th, 2015. It was sponsored by The Eye Cancer Foundation... Read More

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Spread Retinoblastoma Awareness: Posters, Coloring Books and Twitter Link

June 14, 2015

Joey's Special Eye is being re-printed for distribution, but online versions are also available for download. Unfortunately, sometimes a child must lose an eye to save their life. The Eye Cancer Foundation has tried to help with that challenge by creating a coloring book, Joey’s Special Eye, fo... Read More

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The First International Registry for Uveal Melanoma Completed

January 5, 2015

International Validation of the American Joint Committeeon Cancer’s 7th Edition Classification of Uveal Melanoma The AJCC Ophthalmic Oncology Task Force IMPORTANCE Although an accurate uveal melanoma staging system is needed to improveresearch and patient care, the evaluation of eye cancer staging... Read More

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Pd-103 versus I-125 Plaque: Comparison of 319 Cases

November 24, 2014

The American Brachytherapy Society (ABS) consensus guidelines for plaque radiation therapy of choroidal melanoma suggests all centers perform preoperative comparative dosimetry prior to selecting which seeds or sources are used for treatment. Thus, the relative radiation dose to critical structure... Read More

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2014 Guidelines for Plaque Radiation Therapy

August 29, 2014

2014 Guidelines for Plaque Radiation Therapy for Choroidal Melanoma and Retinoblastoma Published The American Brachytherapy Society asked Dr. Finger to form a committee to study clinical eye plaque radiation therapy in an effort to develop modern consensus guidelines. To broadly reflect current in... Read More

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Eye Cancer Foundation - International Fellowships

May 24, 2014

The Eye Cancer Foundation (a non-profit 501(c)3) charitable organization announces a second year of international fellowships. These scholarships are designed to: 1) Offer ophthalmic oncology to underserved countries.2) Promote distribution of knowledge/experience within our community.3) Promote mu... Read More

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Palladium-103 versus Iodine-125: Which is Better for your Eye?

April 13, 2014

Original research just published in the Journal of Radiation Oncology, compares the relative,clinical intraocular dose distribution for palladium-103versus iodine-125 seeds in gold-plaques for ophthalmic radiationtherapy. The authors examined 319 consecutive uveal melanomastreated between 2006 and ... Read More

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