Retinoblastoma

What is Retinoblastoma?

Retinoblastoma meaning Cancer that forms in the tissues of the retina (the light-sensitive layers of nerve tissue at the back of the eye). Retinoblastoma usually occurs in children younger than 5 years. It may be hereditary or nonhereditary (sporadic).

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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