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Recognising retinoblastoma

Recognising retinoblastoma

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Time to Complete

0.5 hours


September 12, 2013


August 9, 2016

Programme Description

In this article Mr Ashwin Reddy advises on how to recognise and appropriately manage retinoblastoma in children. Key learning points for GPs and other healthcare professionals include signs and symptoms, carrying out a red reflex test and referral.

Educational Objectives

After taking this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • List the signs and symptoms of retinoblastoma
  • Understand when and how urgently to refer a suspected case
  • Explain which patients may be screened for retinoblastoma
  • Explain the prognosis and risk of further cancers in retinoblastoma patients
  • Faculty

    Activity author
    Mr Ashwin Reddy
    Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist
    Lead clinician for Ophthalmology and Retinoblastoma Services, Royal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust
    Honorary Consultant, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
    United Kingdom

    Test author
    Dr Ravi Ramanathan
    United Kingdom

    Instructions For Participation and Credit

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (0.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.


    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required