Written by internationally renowned experts, Clinical Ophthalmic Oncology provides practical guidance and advice on the diagnosis and management of the complete range of ocular cancers. The book supplies all of the state-of-the-art knowledge required in order to identify these cancers early and to treat them as effectively as possible. Using the information provided, readers will be able to provide effective patient care using the latest knowledge on all aspects of ophthalmic oncology, to verify diagnostic conclusions based on comparison with numerous full-color clinical photographs, and to locate required information quickly owing to the clinically focused and user-friendly format. In this volume, all aspects of the diagnosis, histopathology, genetics and treatment of retinoblastoma are discussed in detail.
- Practical guidance on the diagnosis and management of the complete range of ocular cancers
- Numerous full-color photographs and illustrations that will facilitate diagnosis
- Detailed coverage of all management options
- Written by internationally renowned experts
Evaluation and Diagnosis.- Leukocoria: Differential Diagnosis.- Staging and Grouping.- Epidemiologic Aspects.- International Perspective.- Tumorigenesis.- Retinocytoma or Retinoma.- Genetic Counseling and Testing.- Treatment Options.- Focal Therapy.- Intravenous Chemotherapy.- Intra-Arterial Chemotherapy.- Intravitreal Chemotherapy.- Teletherapy.- Enucleaton.- Histopathologic Features and Risk Factors.- Orbital Retinoblastoma.- Metastatic Disease.- Non Ocular Tumors.- Trilateral Retinoblastoma.- Children's Oncology Group (COG) Trials for Retinoblastoma.