Second non-ocular tumours in survivors of bilateral retinoblastoma. A 30-year follow-up

Ophthalmic Paediatr Genet. 1991 Sep;12(3):145-8. doi: 10.3109/13816819109029396.


The authors have reviewed a series of 80 patients treated at the Curie Institute before 1965 for bilateral retinoblastoma. They present their cases of second non-ocular tumours in these patients and discuss their results and the possible factors influencing the percentage of second tumours in these patients.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • Combined Modality Therapy
  • Eye Enucleation
  • Eye Neoplasms / radiotherapy*
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Neoplasms, Radiation-Induced / epidemiology
  • Neoplasms, Second Primary / epidemiology*
  • Retinoblastoma / radiotherapy*
  • Retinoblastoma / secondary