Retinoblastoma page 3

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Retinoblastoma page 3

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Just some stats!

75% genetic; 25% mutation in infancy.

About 250-350 children are diagnosed with Retinoblastoma a year in the US.

Only 4% of cancers in children less than 15 yrs are cases of retinoblastoma.

3 out of 4 children only have one eye affected by retinoblastoma.


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