patient tools

Patient Tools

Spotlight Text
The first eBook reader specifically for individuals with vision loss.

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Melanoma Calculator
The “to find small ocular melanoma” calculator.

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What is Eye Cancer?
Learn more about the various types of eye tumors we see every day.

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Medical Dictionary

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Give Life

The Eye Tumor Research Foundation is dedicated to the research of various types of eye cancer. With your help, they can not only save someone else's life but develop even better treatment options for you!

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Tips & Advice For Vision Loss

Pratical tips and encouraging advice for living well with vision life.

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Stay Informed

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Eye Cancer Heroes is a centralized location for news articles, photographs, and videos featuring the patients of the Oncology Service at Wills Eye Hospital located in Philadelphia, PA. We provide our patients who are battling cancer with hope, give them the courage to continue the fight, inspire them, bring peace, provide insight, and remind them that they are not the only ones fighting for life and sight. Let our stories help you. Sharing your story could help another in their fight.

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Meet Dr. Carol Shields – A trailblazer on a mission to wipe out eye cancer

Modern Hero is a new series that celebrates incredible women who are defying the odds, shattering glass ceilings, and making a difference in their careers and in the world. They are educators, businesswomen, nonprofit leaders, media personalities, and everyone in between, proving that role models come from all walks of life. The series takes an […]

Cytogenetics of Metastatic Uveal Melanoma

In this video from ASRS 2017, Dr. Carol Shields discusses insights into metastatic uveal melanoma gained through cytogenetic analysis. Click to watch video

Dr. Carol Shields: Cytogenetics and Uveal Melanoma

 

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