Retinoblastoma: Saving Eyes, Sparing the Body

June 14, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
It can show up on pictures: a white spot on the eye as the camera flashes. Retinoblastoma is an eye cancer that strikes kids as young as 1. Treatment often involves chemo that can lead to nausea, hair loss and a weak immune system. But doctors are pioneering a new approach that zeroes in on the cancer without the life-altering side effects.