NHS information on eye cancer

Published on 4th February 2020 in General

Today is #WorldCancerDay, did you know that around 750 cases of eye cancer (ocular cancer) are diagnosed in the UK each year? It is one of the most common causes of sight loss in the UK.

There are a number of different types of cancer that affect the eyes;

  • Eye melanoma
  • Squamous cell carcinoma
  • Lymphoma
  • Retinoblastoma – a childhood cancer

For more information about the symptoms, causes and treatments visit: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/eye-cancer/

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