Christmas came early for a South Jersey seven-year-old with retinoblastoma, a rare childhood cancer of the eye, after he inspired his heroes to be “Joey Strong.” Click to read more!
“At least two police departments in the Wildwoods have decided to not only participate in No Shave November, but also compete to see who can raise more money to support the family of Joey Povio, a 7-year-old from Dennis Township suffering with retinoblastoma, a rare eye cancer.” Click to read more.
“Searching for and treating biomarkers is an important part of conjunctival melanoma management, according to [Carol L. Shields].” Click here to read more.
“When an ocularist hand-painted Beckham Zobrist’s first prosthetic eye four years ago, he carefully crafted the piece to match his existing blue eye so no one would know that the boy, then only 3 years ago, had lost it to cancer unless Beckham wanted them to.” Click to read more.
Joey Povio, 6, was diagnosed with a rare eye cancer, retinoblastoma in July. His treatment began almost immediately, and Povio has just completed his second round of chemotherapy. Click to read more
Ocular oncology specialists have made strides in identifying and treating retinal tumors in recent years, Carol L. Shields, MD, told colleagues at the American Society of Retina Specialists annual meeting. Among new ways of identifying tumors, Shields said that the fundus finding of a retina achromic patch helps lead to the diagnosis of tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), which is […]
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The heat isn’t the only thing that we want to beat this summer. Our goal is to raise funds and awareness for Eye Cancer Research. You can help! As we race through this summer we are asking for all of you to help us in this fight to save lives, to better treatment options, and […]
Our hero, Savanah, rocked it again this year with her lemonade stand. Savanah helps raise funds for retinoblastoma research every summer and we are so proud of her! Here are more news articles about Savanah’s Lemonade Stand: 5 year old helps raise money for retinoblastoma with Savanah’s Lemonade Stand Cancer survivor, when life gives you […]