Retinoblastoma Awareness Week observed at Delhi eye hospital

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New Delhi, May 10 (PTI) Parents of survivors of retinoblastoma, a form of eye cancer in children, on Tuesday spoke about their struggles at an event here to commemorate the Retinoblastoma Awareness Week.

In commemoration of Retinoblastoma Awareness Week (May 8- 14), Dr Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital conducted a session with patients, parents, and doctors to create awareness around the condition.

Retinoblastoma is the most common eye cancer in children and with timely diagnosis and treatment, more than 95 per cent of patients can get completely cured, said Sima Das, head of ocular oncology at the hospital.