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Ocular Cancer Stem Cells: Advances in Therapeutic Interventions

  • Upasna Reddy
  • Raaghav Sen
  • Swathi Kaliki
  • Jaganmohan R. Jangamreddy
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Abstract

Cancers affecting the eye are rare and can be either initiated in the eye, primary intraocular cancers, or invaded into the eye as a malignant tumor started elsewhere, secondary intraocular cancers. Melanoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma in adults and retinoblastoma and medulloepithelioma in children are the most common intraocular cancers. Similar to other cancers, cancer stem cells are reported among retinoblastoma, lymphoma, and melanomas that can be malignant even though are very rare in occurrence. Here, we explore the cancers of the eye and cancer stem cells with the perspective of advanced therapeutic applications for vision and globe salvage.

Keywords

Cancer stem cells Ocular tumors Eye cancer metastasis Retinoblastoma Ocular melanoma 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Upasna Reddy
    • 1
    • 2
  • Raaghav Sen
    • 1
    • 2
  • Swathi Kaliki
    • 2
  • Jaganmohan R. Jangamreddy
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Prof. Brien Holden Eye Research CenterKallam Anji Reddy Campus, LV Prasad Eye InstituteBanjara HillsIndia
  2. 2.Operation Eyesight Universal Institute for Eye CancerKallam Anji Reddy Campus, LV Prasad Eye InstituteBanjara HillsIndia
  3. 3.The Cornea InstituteKallam Anji Reddy Campus, LV Prasad Eye InstituteBanjara HillsIndia

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