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Retinoblastoma survivor needs help with new research project

Retinoblastoma survivor needs help with new research project

Nicole Beddard, a master’s student who had bilateral retinoblastoma as a child, has set up a research project which she hopes will help families affected by Rb in the future. She’s looking for parents to get involved… Hello, my name is Nicole Monique Beddard and when...
Mum urges parents to be more aware of retinoblastoma

Mum urges parents to be more aware of retinoblastoma

A mum is calling for more parents to be aware of retinoblastoma after her young daughter had to have her eye removed to save her life. Nya Yasmin Ali was 18 months old when she was diagnosed with retinoblastoma (Rb), a fast-growing cancer that affects babies and...
Katy’s Grand Canyon charity trek

Katy’s Grand Canyon charity trek

CHECT ambassador Katy Bishop braved scorching temperatures and steep ravines to raise money for families affected by retinoblastoma. She reveals what it was like taking on one of the natural wonders of the world… “I always wanted to see the Grand Canyon but I...
Congratulations to all the CHECT champions of 2015

Congratulations to all the CHECT champions of 2015

More than 40 courageous and determined children won a CHECT Champion award in 2015 and we’d like to say a huge well done to each and every one. They came from all across the UK and they ranged in age from toddler to teen but they have one thing in common – they have...