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How is retinoblastoma treated?

Treatment of retinoblastoma strongly depends on how far the cancer has progressed by the time it is discovered. Surgery, stem cell transplants, laser therapy, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, cryotherapy, and thermotherapy are all possible treatments and are sometimes used in combination. In general, it is a good idea to seek out medical professionals experienced with eye cancer, since retinoblastoma is a rare disease with unique requirements.

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