About Retinoblastoma

Retinoblastoma is a rare cancer of the eye where cancerous cells develop in the retina, usually found in children. Columbia’s pediatric oncologists have years of experience and the latest treatment options available to get you and your family through this difficult time.

Treatments We Offer

Columbia’s ocular oncologists treat cancer and are also driven to preserve eyesight with a variety of treatments tailored to your condition. Retinoblastoma treatment may include:

  • Laser surgery
  • Cryotherapy (the localized use of extreme cold produced by liquid nitrogen or argon gas)
  • Radiation
  • Radiotherapy (small radioactive plates (plaques) placed directly over the tumor)
  • Surgery
  • Chemotherapy

Why Choose Columbia?

Our ocular oncologists’ goal is to ensure there is not one single cancer cell left. We will follow you to make that the eye cancer never returns. We will keep an eye on them and your family for many years.