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Designer Molecule May Lead to New Treatments for Ocular Cancers
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Cure rates for nonmetastasized ocular cancer are very high—but at a steep price. Despite advances in radiation, chemotherapy, and laser therapies, enucleation, or surgical removal of the eye, is associated with the highest rate of cure. For adults, enucleation is tragedy enough. For children born with a genetic predisposition to eye cancer, enucleation can prove an even crueler fate, stealing vision just several years after birth and before language is even acquired or mastered. As an alternative to eye removal, and to reduce intraocular tumor size or destroy tumors outright, physicians are exploring innovative uses of ultrasound, heat, cryogenics, targeted radiation "seeds"
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