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Retinoblastoma Program Marks 100 Years

Retinoblastoma expert David Abramson discusses how treatments and survival rates have greatly improved for this rare pediatric eye cancer.

September 15, 2014
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Meet the Retinoblastoma Team

At Memorial Sloan Kettering, an experienced team of physicians, nurses, and support staff care for children with the rare eye cancer retinoblastoma and their families.

July 12, 2012

Related Media Coverage

Rare Eye Cancer Threatens Girl's Vision

Ophthalmologist David Abramson discussed MSKCC patient Karli Costley’s battle with retinoblastoma.

July 26, 2011
Retinoblastoma Therapy Delivers Power of Chemotherapy with Surgical Precision

The past century has seen great strides in the treatment of retinoblastoma, with more than 95 percent of US patients now being cured of this rare childhood malignancy. Ophthalmic oncologist David Abramson is quoted.

June 8, 2011
NBA Player Derek Fisher Made His Plea for All to See

NBA player Derek Fisher was interviewed about his daughter’s struggle with retinoblastoma – the most common type of eye tumor seen in children – and in the process raised awareness for many parents. Ophthalmic oncologist David Abramson spoke about the new treatment Mr. Fisher’s daughter received at Memorial Sloan Kettering and the impact Mr. Fisher’s comments have had on families and the medical community.

June 15, 2008