Eye Cancer

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News: Eye Cancer

HOPE Week garners Yanks recognition  -  23 Nov 2009
MLB.comAny UV light, including florescent lighting, causes severe burns and eventually skin and eye cancer. Most patients do not live past the age of 20. ...

No 'Red Eye' in Photos Could Indicate Cancer  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Momlogic.comInstead, she was diagnosed with retinoblastoma, a form of eye cancer that affects about 300 kids per year in the United States. ...

End of Court Ordered Cancer Treatment in Sight for Minn. Teen  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
FOXNewsAP The end of cancer treatment and court hearings could be in sight for Daniel Hauser. Sleepy Eye, Minn. — The end of cancer treatment and court hearings ...

For Abdul-Jabbar, going public with leukemia diagnosis was a private battle  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
Los Angeles TimesFisher, whose daughter was diagnosed with an uncommon type of eye cancer in 2007, hoped Abdul-Jabbar's message would make an impact. ...

endurocross Interview with Andrew Langston  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
MotorcycleUSA.comGrant's diagnosis of eye cancer stopped their defense of the title, but soon Andrew was back at KTM and helping Mike Brown win the 2009 WORCS Championship! ...

Thinking About Kareem  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Athlete NewswireIn 2007, Fish's daughter was diagnosed with a rare form of eye cancer. Fish's efforts during his daughter's fight have helped raise awareness and No. ...

Former hoops star focused on beating cancer  -  ‎Nov 14, 2009‎
Augusta ChronicleAIKEN --- The young girl dashed to the table, a $5 bill extended out of her clenched fist. On this muggy May evening, ...

Glenn thrives amid adversity  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
Daily Pilot...“That's devastating,? Tom Glenn said of his reaction when he found out his son was diagnosed with the eye cancer. “He's my son and I thought this could ...

Local hospice partners with group in Uganda  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
South Bend TribuneFor the man with eye cancer, who was in his 30s, the family learned to clean his wound. Soon he felt a bit stronger so that he could walk with some help and ...

Why 'Eye Feel Good'  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
Antrim TimesAnne-Marie is also putting her experience to good use by trying to raise awareness of eye cancer. "I'd never heard of eye cancer before and most people I ...

Utah Jazz: D-Will abruptly leaves team  -  ‎Nov 14, 2009‎
Salt Lake TribuneOne of Carlos Boozer's sons underwent a stem cell transplant in 2007 while Derek Fisher's infant twin daughter was stricken with a rare form of eye cancer ...

The real cost of healthcare  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
Homer TribuneOne session of chemotherapy for a patient with eye cancer is $25. According to certified Lasik Eye Surgery providers in the US, the 2009 average cost for ...

New computer for brave Gloucester girl  -  ‎Oct 30, 2009‎
ForesterThe rare form of eye cancer that Millie, who goes to Barnwood C of E Primary School, suffers from will stay with her for the rest of her life. ...

Judge drops case against family that denied chemo  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Albert Lea TribuneBy AP | Albert Lea Tribune NEW ULM — A Brown County judge has closed the case on a teenager whom the court forced to undergo chemotherapy against his ...

Use sunglasses to protect your eyes  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
Joy Online...•Eye Problems: Eye problems that take place if our eyes are not protected from UVA rays are: pterygium, snow blindness, cataracts, eye cancer, ...

Bristol to get Christmas lights 'to remember'  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
Bristol Evening PostThe Mall will have a Giving Tree once again, this year supporting the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust, a UK-wide charity for people affected by retinoblastoma. ...

This year more than ever, Operation Holiday needs your support  -  ‎Nov 22, 2009‎
Dailyrecord.comThe parents of two recently suffered the loss of their eldest daughter, Hillary, at the age of 21 months when she succumbed to retinoblastoma eye cancer. ...

Boxing: Town's oldest club mourns loss of founder Joey Hennessey  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Ellesmere Port PioneerSadly earlier this year Joey was diagnosed with eye cancer and, although doctors were able to cure the condition, in recovery a blood clot formed which ...

Lost in post: Has dispute hit card sales?  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
Camden New JournalShelter, MS Trust, Fight for Sight, the Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture and the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust are among those which ...

Regeneron Reports Third Quarter 2009 Financial and Operating Results  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
istockAnalyst.com (press release)TARRYTOWN, NY, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: REGN) today announced financial and operating results for the third ...

Comments on: Hisense 1080p Media Player  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
Reg HardwareMove with the times and bin the eye cancer telly and those god awful Eurocrap SCART plugs (worst design *ever*!) :) (plus you'll free up a lot of space in ...

Laser accelerated protons to the highest energies so far  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
Science CentricRadiation in this energy range is for example needed to treat eye cancer. Intense laser light interactions with matter are able to accelerate particles to ...

Heartburn can lead to major trouble  -  07 Aug 2009
SunJournal.comDid the sun cause his eye cancer? - MK ANSWER: Melanomas are cancers that occur in cells having melanin, a dark pigment. Melanin cells are plentiful in the

To tan or not to tan?  -  ‎Aug 5, 2009‎
Standard FreeholderThere was also evidence found linking tanning beds to eye cancer (ocular melanoma). Consequently, the IARC's working group now calls tanning beds

Health Watch: Eye Cancer  -  ‎Jul 16, 2009‎
MyFox AtlantaAnyone can get eye cancer, but people with fair skin and blue eyes are most at risk, because blue eyes let more light in. Most eye cancers have few, if any,

Ongoing Study Shows That Endovascular Therapy is Associated With ...  -  ‎Jul 28, 2009‎
PR Newswire (press release)BOCA RATON, Fla., July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Expanded results of a study conducted on children with eye cancer (retinoblastoma) shows that

SuperSibs! to the rescue of family cancer patients  -  ‎Jul 23, 2009‎
Chicago Sun-TimesThree-year-old Jake was diagnosed with retinoblastoma (eye cancer) in 2007. Jake's family includes Matt, 11, Bryan, 9, Stephanie, 8, and mom Mary Beth and

One happy camper  -  ‎Jul 28, 2009‎
Rutland HeraldThe next chapter — get the other Pratt children tested for eye cancer and watch Houston graciously recover. The day she was released, the Sudbury Country

Sleepy Eye teen with cancer progresses under court-ordered chemo  -  ‎Jul 27, 2009‎
Pioneer PressDaniel Hauser of Sleepy Eye, Minn., right, leaves the Brown County Courthouse in New Ulm, Minn., after a routine review hearing Monday.

Study: Tanning beds definitely cause cancer  -  ‎Jul 29, 2009‎
The Associated PressMost lights used in tanning beds give off mainly ultraviolet radiation, which cause skin and eye cancer. As use of tanning beds has increased among people

When is cancer inherited?  -  ‎Jul 27, 2009‎
Examiner.comAn inherited childhood eye cancer called retinoblastoma is an example of this when the there is a mutation in the RB1 gene on chromosome 13.

Lograsso and father set example for families in Family Golf Month  -  ‎Jul 25, 2009‎
PGA.comAn aggressive form of eye cancer, Kyle had to undergo an enucleation (eye removal) of his left eye as well as chemotherapy to treat the four tumors in his

So You Think You Can Dance: One Woman's Journey  -  ‎Jul 29, 2009‎
Huffington PostI dare them to keep a dry eye. Cancer is not the only way we learn to surrender. Lessons come to us in many forms, most often through life's greatest

Residents take part in event to join fight against cancer  -  ‎Jul 28, 2009‎
Sidney Herald LeaderShe introduced individuals on the stage including Cedar Hovde, 2, who is battling a rare eye cancer and must travel to Tennessee for treatment every three

Better health, take charge: Protect eyes from sun's damaging rays ...  -  ‎Jul 12, 2009‎
Memphis Commercial AppealCarcinoma of the cornea, a rare type of eye cancer, is also possible with increased sun exposure. Wear sunglasses outdoors, even when it is partly cloudy.

Tobacco, Chimney Sweeping, and Tanning Beds  -  ‎Jul 29, 2009‎
InjuryBoard.comTanning beds emit mainly ultraviolet radiation, which causes skin and eye cancer. With the increased popularity of tanning parlors with people under 30,

Louisiana Optometrists Partner With Sens. Landrieu and Vitter, US ...  -  ‎Jul 28, 2009‎
PR Newswire (press release)The majority of vision problems detected included retinoblastoma (eye cancer), severe hyperopia (farsightedness), myopia (nearsightedness),

Cancer survivors prove there is hope  -  ‎Jul 12, 2009‎
This is NottinghamLewis was diagnosed with Retinoblastoma, a form of eye cancer, when he was six months old after doctors decided to test him because his dad had the same

New York Yankees host Camp Sundown during HOPE week  -  ‎Jul 24, 2009‎
The Star-Ledger - NJ.comAny UV light, including florescent lighting can cause sever burns and eventually skin and eye cancer. The kids got to watch the game and then have a

Leighton mum loses fight with cancer  -  ‎Jul 22, 2009‎
Leighton Buzzard TodayJoanne Cain, 39, from Vimy Road, had battled a rare form of eye cancer since it was diagnosed two years ago. It then spread to her liver.

Yanks begin HOPE Week program  -  ‎Jul 16, 2009‎
Yankees.comUV light, including florescent lighting, causes them severe burns and eventually skin and eye cancer. Campers (and their families) from a special camp that

Ophthalmology: Côte d'azur key players band together to form a new ...  -  ‎Jul 20, 2009‎
Invest in Cote d'Azur, the blue chip coast...cutting edge of technology, with equipments such as the Cyclotron, which has been used since 1991 to treat over 3500 patients suffering from eye cancer.

Final notes on fantastic Fusion Fest  -  ‎Jul 24, 2009‎
Surrey NowNorth Delta's Jugpreet, 14, was diagnosed with a fast-spreading type of eye cancer when only six months old. In order to head off the disease,

Former Cleveland Clinic CEO Shares Insight on Healthcare  -  ‎Jul 24, 2009‎
NewsBlaze (press release)Research, eye, cancer, and heart institutes were designed and built. A new medical school was inaugurated in 2002. Revenues grew from $645 million in 1989

Fabutan slams report on cancer  -  ‎Jul 30, 2009‎
Orillia Packet & TimesInternational Agency for Research on Cancer says most lights used in tanning beds give off mainly ultraviolet radiation, which cause skin and eye cancer.



Background information on Eye Cancer [When available]

Cancers can affect the eye. They can be divided into primary cancer (starts within the eye) and metastatic cancer (from another organ).

Eye cancer affects all parts of the eye, eyelids and orbit (tissues around the eye). Cancers affect the eyelids, conjunctiva, cornea, iris, ciliary body, vitreous, retina, uvea, optic nerve, eye muscles, lacrimal gland and orbit.

The most common eyelid tumor is called basal cell carcinoma. This tumor can grow around the eye but rarely spreads to other parts of the body. Other types of common eyelid cancers include squamous carcinoma, sebaceous carcinoma and malignant melanoma.

The most common malignant primary intraocular tumor in adults is melanoma. Though most attention is given to posterior choroidal melanoma. These tumors can also occur in the iris and ciliary body. Then they are called iris or ciliary body melanoma.

The most common malignant intraocular tumor in children is called retinoblastoma. Affecting approximately 325 children per year in North America, early detection has allowed for cures exceeding 95%.

The two most common cancers that spread to the eye (from another organ) are breast cancer and lung cancer. Other less common sites of origin include the prostate, kidney, thyroid, skin, colon lymphoma and leukemia.

The most common orbital malignancy is orbital lymphoma. This tumor can be diagnosed by biopsy with histopathologic and immunohistochemical analysis. Most patients with orbital lymphoma can be offered chemotherapy or radiation therapy.

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