|Retinoblastoma is often curable when it is diagnosed early, but if it is not treated promptly, this cancer can spread beyond the eye to other parts of the body. When tumor is exclusively localize into the eye, the majority of patients can be cured by therapeutic treatments including enucleation or conservative treatments using, intravenous and/or intraarterial chemotherapy, cryotherapy, local thermotherapy or brachytherapy. External beam radiotherapy is increasingly restricted due to the risk of late effects.
Journal articles are most often Primary Research Articles. However, they can also be Review Articles. These types of articles have different aims and requirements. Sometimes, an article describes a new tool or method.
Because articles in scientific journals are specific, meticulously cited and peer-reviewed, journal databases are the best place to look for information on previous research on your species. Without a background in the field, journal articles may be hard to understand - however, you do not need to understand an entire article to be able to get valuable information from it.