Retinoblastoma: Intra-arterial Chemotherapy: Evidence and Hype
Feb 12, 2021: Dr. Brenda Gallie lectures on how past and current retinoblastoma treatments have been introduced, initially lacking statistically significant evidence that they work. Then they go through the "Hype" phase where they become popular and used for all types of tumors, only later find their place, measured against standard accepted therapies for retinoblastoma at The Beijing Retinoblastoma Educational Symposium. Organized by Drs. Zhao and Gallie, The purpose of the meeting were to provide instruction to a large group of eye cancer specialists in China. Specialists from all over the world attended, spoke, and shared their expertise. The meeting was funded by the Paul Finger Fund for International Retinoblastoma Outreach at Princess Margaret Comprehensive Cancer Center in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and The Eye Cancer Foundation.