Retinoblastoma Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Wollongong mum urges parents to check kids' happy snapsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Illawarra Mercury

    ... Patrick has lost vision in his left eye and endured eight rounds of chemotherapy since he was diagnosed with retinoblastoma at six weeks. Untreated, retinoblastoma is almost always fatal, but fortunately the family GP realised something was amiss at ...

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  2. Local concert dedicated to childhood cancer survivorsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | WBNS

    ... help this other family." Jennifer Ward, of Charles Town, whose four-year-old son, Gabriel, was diagnosed with retinoblastoma at the age of 18 months, said her family was among the past beneficiaries of the Father McGivney Fund. Retinoblastoma is ...

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  3. Amelia Wheatcroft went through two-and-a-half years of treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Surreycomet.co.uk

    ... Wheatcroft, 31, gave birth to Amelia in Kingston Hospital in February 2012, only for her to be diagnosed with retinoblastoma in both eyes - a rare cancerous tumour that leaves many children blind. Amelia went through two-and-half years of extensive ...

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  4. Important multicellularity gene found in pond scumRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | UPI

    Pond scum-skimming biologists at Kansas State University say they've discovered clues to the origins of multicellularity in algae genes. Scientists discovered a single gene, retinoblastoma, or RB, that they believe allowed single-celled organisms to evolve into multicellular organisms.

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  5. Pond Scum and the Gene Pool: Understanding Cancer OriginRead the original story

    May 5, 2016 | Health News Digest

    ... organisms to evolve into multicellular organisms when he discovered the importance of a single gene, retinoblastoma, or RB. Olson and Hanschen found that RB, known for being defective in cancer patients, is a critical gene necessary for ...

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  6. Pond Scum and the Gene Pool: One Critical Gene in Green Algae...Read the original story

    May 5, 2016 | Newswise

    ... organisms to evolve into multicellular organisms when they discovered the importance of a single gene, retinoblastoma, or RB. Olson and Hanschen found that RB, known for being defective in cancer patients, is a critical gene necessary for ...

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  7. Pond scum and the gene pool: A critical gene in green algae responsible for multicellularityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | EurekAlert!

    ... organisms to evolve into multicellular organisms when they discovered the importance of a single gene, retinoblastoma, or RB. Olson and Hanschen found that RB, known for being defective in cancer patients, is a critical gene necessary for ...

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  8. Rollinson cancer rideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Illawarra Mercury

    ... he lost his right eye to cancer. He and wife Katie's two children Eli, 3, and Harper, 1, were also born with retinoblastoma, and both have undergone treatment for tumours behind the eye. Harper was only two weeks old when she received her first ...

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  9. Concert dedicated to childhood cancer survivorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... help this other family." Jennifer Ward, of Charles Town, whose four-year-old son, Gabriel, was diagnosed with retinoblastoma at the age of 18 months, said her family was among the past beneficiaries of the Father McGivney Fund. Retinoblastoma is ...

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  10. Experimental Cancer Drug Reverses Fragile X SyndromeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | News Max

    ... of Wisconsin-Madison. The drug, known as Nutlin-3, is currently in phase 1 trials for the eye cancer retinoblastoma, and has not been approved for widespread use. Researchers found when they gave the drug to mice, it could reverse damage from a ...

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  11. Experimental cancer drug Nutlin-3 shows promise in cancelling effects of fragile X syndromeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Medical News

    ... reaction set off by a mutation in the FMRP gene, is in phase 1 trial for the treatment of the eye cancer retinoblastoma. Finding a new use for a drug that is approved, or that like Nutlin-3 and several derivatives, has entered the approval process, ...

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  12. David Campbell confirms his infant daughter Betty does not have eye ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... in her eyes due to the camera flash. Some of David's followers said could be a 'sign of cancer', specifically retinoblastoma which is a rare, malignant tumour that develops behind the eyes of young children. 'Thank you @dangermum @cel1811 ...

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  13. Experimental drug reverses intellectual disability in miceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | ABC News

    ... of Wisconsin-Madison. The drug, known as Nutlin-3, is currently in phase one trials for the eye cancer retinoblastoma, and has not been approved for widespread use. Researchers found when they gave the drug to mice, it could reverse damage from a ...

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  14. Experimental drug cancels effect from key intellectual disability gene in miceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... reaction set off by a mutation in the FMRP gene, is in phase 1 trial for the treatment of the eye cancer retinoblastoma. Finding a new use for a drug that is approved, or that like Nutlin-3 and several derivatives, has entered the approval process, ...

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  15. Could a cancer drug be repurposed for fragile X syndrome?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | EurekAlert!

    ... reduced differentiation. A specific MDM2 inhibitor known as Nutlin, currently in an early clinical trial for retinoblastoma, seemed to correct this imbalance between neural stem cell proliferation and differentiation. Low doses of Nutlin restored ...

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  16. When do I Bring My Child to the Eye Doctor?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Switched

    ... who can dilate and examine your child's eyes. This checks for rare but serious problems...tumors like retinoblastoma, congenital cataracts, and other congenital malformations. Early treatment can be life saving as well as sight saving! Of course, if ...

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  17. Reader Appeal: Help Us Find Innovative Cause MarketingRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2016 | Switched

    ... encourages parents to photograph children's eyes via phones as an early indicator of the deadly condition, retinoblastoma. (Children's pupils affected with the disease show up white in flash photography). Or the Immigrant Council of Ireland's ...

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  18. Marathon runner thanks charity by raising thousandsRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2016 | Leighton Buzzard Online

    ... as a thank you for the help they give to children and their families. The charity helps people affected by retinoblastoma, they provide support and information for families, fund research into the prevention and treatment of the cancer, raise ...

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  19. AmVets rally around Edgewater familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    When Senior Airman Patrick Hood picked up the phone on his 22nd birthday and got word from his wife Taylor that the couple's 2-year old son was diagnosed with retinoblastoma, he caught the first available flight out of Bagram, Afghanistan. Retinoblastoma is an eye cancer that starts in the retina, the very back part of the eye.

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  20. Doctor ties friend for most St. Anthony's TriathlonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... 24, who has been blind since he was 6. When he was 10 months old, Coon was diagnosed with bilateral sporadic retinoblastoma, a rare form of eye cancer. He lost his left eye when he was 5 and his right eye a year later. Coon had poor eyesight for ...

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