The doctor came back into the room and referred her to a specialist in retinoblastoma, which is a rare form of eye cancer.
When they visited the specialist, he confirmed their worst fears; Ryder had cancer.
"Of course, I was crying," said Temarantz.
Retinoblastoma is a rare form of cancer typically found in children. The average age of diagnosis is about 1.5 years old, Dr. Jonathan Kim, director of the retinoblastoma program at Children's Hospital Los Angeles.
Ryder is doing great and currently asleep on me. The top photo is Ryder's right eye. No tumors were found! The bottom...