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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Supporting teenagers after retinoblastoma

This week a couple of us had the pleasure of getting out of the office and hospital to spend time on a site visit researching the venue we have chosen for our first ever Teenage Weekend at St Mark's College. Our first foray into the world of...

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A little help from our friends

As a small charity the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust needs to make every penny count and keep a tight rein on the budget, always using the most competitive suppliers available and taking up any offers of services and skills that may come our way....

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Skylah hits the headlines

Brilliant story on CHECT member Skylah Mae in the Express raising awareness of retinoblastoma. Thank you so much to Skylah’s family for sharing their story. You can read the full article HERE.

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