Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Retinoblastoma Outlook

What to expect with retinoblastoma:

  • The outlook depends on the severity of the illness at the time of diagnosis.
  • About 85% of children in the US with retinoblastoma survive with treatment.
  • More than 90% retain at least one eye.
  • More than 80% of children retain 20/20 vision.

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Last Updated: Jul 8, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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