2 doctors weighed in:
Can anyone tell me about the cause of retinoblastoma?
2 doctors weighed in

Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Inherited
Chromosoml defect.
It can also be acquired. The gene code is located on the long arm of chromosome 13. It also is assoicated in a cell cycle pathway with other cancers, as it can be lost during life. Bilateral retinoblastoma is always inherited.

In brief: Inherited
Chromosoml defect.
It can also be acquired. The gene code is located on the long arm of chromosome 13. It also is assoicated in a cell cycle pathway with other cancers, as it can be lost during life. Bilateral retinoblastoma is always inherited.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Thank
Read more answers from doctors