Poor socio economic condition as risk factor for unilateral sporadic retinoblastoma: A study in North-Eastern India

Jayanta Das, Ranjay Chakraborty, Cida Bhuyan, Susuban Das Gupta, Akshay Chandra Deka, B.K. Tiwari, S.B. Paul

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Abstract

The incidence of sporadic retinoblastoma has been increasing among the populations in developing countries. There are so many factors which are involved in increased in the incidence of retinoblastoma e.g. maternal education, lack of prenatal nutritional status, lack of prenatal care, poverty during pregnancy. The poor living condition as risk factor for the development of sporadic form of retinoblastoma are poorly understood, which made us to study the role of poor socioeconomic condition in sporadic retinoblastoma in our region.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2008
Externally publishedYes
EventWorld Ophthalmology Congress 2008 - , Hong Kong
Duration: 28 Jun 20082 Jul 2008

Conference

ConferenceWorld Ophthalmology Congress 2008
CountryHong Kong
Period28/06/082/07/08

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