September 22, 2020
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Intra arterial chemotherapy used to treat eye cancer in children

Intra arterial chemotherapy used to treat eye cancer in children

Ghana has achieved a milestone in child eye care with the successful use of Intra arterial chemotherapy (IAC) to treat Retinoblastoma (Rb), a type of eye cancer that affects children under six years.

IAC is a method of delivering concentrated doses of cancer-killing medicine (chemotherapy) directly to the affected area of the eye through the eye’s main blood supply.

A team of eight medical…

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