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Eye cancer

Many different types of cancer affect the eye. Some affect the structures around the eye: for example, rhabdomyosarcoma affects the eye muscles. Others affect the eye itself: these are called intraocular cancers. They include types of lymphoma and melanoma, and retinoblastoma and medulloepithelioma, which often affect children.

Year first published or reviewed: 2007

Last updated on: 19-03-2015
By: Cancer Council VIC


Cancer Council VIC

Cancer Council

Primary Audience / Population Groups

Specifically written for:
Men, Women
Target Group(s):
General Public, People with Cancer

Focus Of Resource

Cancer Type:
Head and Neck Cancer, Sarcoma
Area of focus:
Treatment Management

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