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Children's Hospital Los Angeles Receives $1.6M Grant to Study Retinoblastoma

Mar 18, 2019 - Business Wire

Retinoblastoma is a tumor of the retina that generally affects children under 5 years of age and accounts for approximately 4% of childhood cancers. If not diagnosed early, retinoblastoma may result in loss of one or both eyes and can be fatal. David Cobrinik, MD, PhD , of The Saban Research Institute and The Vision Center at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, has made key discoveries to advance our understanding of this cancer. His team showed that retinoblastoma arises from abnormal proliferatio...