Carmel man to lobby for vision health

Carmel man to lobby for vision health

There are 1 comment on the The Indianapolis Star story from Feb 5, 2008, titled Carmel man to lobby for vision health. In it, The Indianapolis Star reports that:

“Joel is proof that early detection and treatment can save a life.”

Joel Harris is living proof that early diagnosis and treatment of retinoblastoma, a rare eye cancer in children, can save a life. via The Indianapolis Star

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#1 Feb 8, 2008
A bit tangential, I know, but there's an interesting review at Google Answers about what's known (and not known) about the relationship between cancer of the eye (choroidal melenoma)and exposure to dioxin:
Dioxin and Eye Cancer

I thought this would be interesting to folks.

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