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How do doctors screen for retinoblastoma?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

If family history or genetic tests have suggested a risk for retinoblastoma, doctors will take extra care to test for it early on in an infant's life. This means eye exams every few months for a year or so. Doctors may also want to see an occasional MRI, to test for the possibility of a related brain tumor.

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