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Eight go mad in Essex

CHECT has just held its first teenage weekend away – giving young people affected by retinoblastoma the chance to share their experiences with one another and tackle some of the challenges they may be facing. Here teenage members Tor Moore and...

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Eye cancer societies join hands across Europe

Last week the world's foremost eye surgeons and cancer specialists gathered in Paris. Top of the agenda at the International Society for Ocular Oncology meeting was progress in treatment for retinoblastoma (Rb), the most common eye cancer of...

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Supporting Small Charity Week

Fundraising manager Emma Tyler takes a look at the importance of Small Charity Week and why Childhood Eye Cancer Trust (CHECT) is supporting it. Getting involved June 15 to 20 is Small Charity Week (SCW), a celebration of all the fantastic work...

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Zachary Sinclair – My Story

Zachary’s story told by Dad Stuart and Mum Hayley. Diagnosis "On the 18th September 2013 we received the devastating news that our ten month old son Zachary had a tumour in his left eye which is known as Retinoblastoma. We had never heard of...

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The rise of the charity ambassador

Communications manager Julie Firth takes a look at how engaging members has enabled the charity to significantly boost its eye cancer awareness efforts and encourage fundraising at the same time. Can I Help? We are very fortunate at the...

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Could you be a CHECT super hero?

Find out how you can be a CHECT super hero and claim your FREE super hero suit (we're hoping with super powers included!) by joining our team for a fun-filled 5k or 10k run in London's beautiful Regents Park on May 17, 2015. What’s happening?...

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CHECT is off to Optrafair!

Optrafair is a huge optical exhibition which attracts around 7,000 visitors over three days. It brings together practitioners, suppliers and educators to help eye care professionals expand their knowledge, grow awareness of new products and...

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