continued . . .
Camille A. Servodidio,
R.N., M.P.H., C.R.N.O.
Lecturer in Ophthalmology Cornell University Medical College
- It is okay to feel frightened and overwhelmed;
it is a normal and common reaction to the diagnosis of cancer
- You may find support by talking to other parents
and children in the waiting room
- Check with your local institution for support
groups, one-on-one counseling, and newsletters. Many families
have found these resources helpful
- Children are remarkably adaptable. Your child
may cope better than you!
Click chart to enlarge
This chart shows the examination
schedule for children when one parent has retinoblastoma.
A reference card explaining
this and other important information may be available at your doctor's