Retinoblastoma

Cameras on smartphone can spot eye cancer

The camera on our smartphones can detect eye cancer generally found in children under the age of five, reveals a British non-profit organisation working in the field of childhood cancer.

May 15, 2015, 11:35 AM IST

Rare eye cancer on the rise among Indian children: AIIMS

A leading eye specialists at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has on Thursday informed that Retinoblastoma, a rare type of eye cancer, is fast emerging among the Indian children.

May 14, 2015, 19:31 PM IST

Why brain tumours are more common in men

The absence of a protein known to reduce cancer risk can explain why brain tumours occur more often in males and are more harmful than similar tumours in females.

Aug 02, 2014, 14:29 PM IST

New type of eye cancer discovered in babies

Scientists have discovered a new type of retinoblastoma, a rapidly developing eye cancer that affects very young babies.

Mar 13, 2013, 13:20 PM IST

Tumour suppressor protein `strongest just before death`

In a new study, researchers have discovered a protein that does its best work with one foot in the grave.

Dec 13, 2012, 15:59 PM IST

1 out of 9 child deaths due to Retinoblastoma

Retinoblastoma, which is the most common tumour of the eye, accounts for one out of every nine deaths for children suffering from the disease.

May 25, 2012, 18:14 PM IST