International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medicine Science | Albania | Volume 5 Issue 1, January 2016

Parents, The First to Notice Retinoblastoma in Their Children

Eralda LECI [2] | Altin JUSUFATI [3]

Abstract: Retinoblastoma (RB) is a rare disease, but is the most common eye tumor in children, and the third most common tumor affecting children in the first 5 years of life. Tumor develops because of a mutation in the RB1 gene, on the 13 chromosome. This gene controls the cell growth and development. The protein produced by the RB1 gene acts as a tumor suppressor.

Keywords: Retinoblastoma, eye tumor

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 1, January 2016,

Pages: 690 - 691

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