Best results occur with early diagnosis of retinoblastoma

PHILADELPHIA — Retinoblastoma in neonates is frequently genetic and bilateral and responds best to early diagnosis and treatment, a speaker said here.“Early recognition can achieve satisfactory tumor control and globe salvage. Chemoreduction is often successful, and external beam radiotherapy should be used with caution,” Laura J. Heinmiller, MD, said at the Wills Eye Institute Annual Conference.

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