Stages and types of eye cancer

The stage of a cancer tells the doctor where it is, how big it is and whether it has spread. The type of cancer you have depends on which cell the cancer started in.

It helps the doctor to decide what treatment you need when they know what stage and type of eye cancer you have.

Stages of eye cancer

The stage of a cancer tells you how big it is and how far it’s spread. It helps your doctor decide which treatment you need.

Types of eye cancer

The type of eye cancer you have depends on the type of cell the cancer started in.

Last reviewed: 
10 Sep 2021
Next review due: 
10 Sep 2024
Coronavirus and cancer

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