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Understanding the technical and clinical meanings of the words present in this content is essential. In order to provide you with a reliable source of information about common terms used when talking about retinoblastoma, we strongly suggest you consult the New York Eye Cancer Center Glossary.


Optic Nerve: ON

Retinoblastoma: RB

Event Free Survival: EFS

Disease Free Survival: DFS

Magnetic resonance imaging: MRI

Computerized tomography: CT scan

External beam radiotherapy: EBRT 

Rare diseases: RD

Share4Rare: S4R

Revision history

This material has been produced by different specialists including ophthalmologists focused on retinoblastoma of the Sant Joan de Déu children's hospital in Barcelona (Dr. Jaume Català and Dra. Maria Genoveva Correa), and has been reviewed by different empowered caregivers of retinoblastoma child patients.

Last modified
30 November 2020