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Global’s Make Some Noise

The Childhood Eye Cancer Trust has received an incredible donation of £93,000 to help support families affected by retinoblastoma (Rb). The grant, which will be awarded over two years, was donated by Global’s Make Some Noise, after we were...

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‘She just bounces back every time’

She’s only 16 months old but horse lover Felicity Bone is already fearless when it comes to her four legged friends. “When she goes for a ride she refuses to get off,” her proud mum Charlotte Salisbury says. “She just loves horses – I imagine...

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How do you want to hear from us?

A new piece of EU legislation is coming into effect later this month, the General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR. This is bringing the biggest change to UK data privacy laws for 20 years. Here at CHECT we want to make sure that we have an...

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Amazing humans

Erin Gentry was two years old when she was diagnosed with retinoblastoma (Rb), she needed lifesaving surgery to remove her left eye and stop the cancer spreading, followed by chemotherapy. Fast forward five years and Erin has been featured as...

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See for yourself

Zoe Hanscombe was diagnosed with retinoblastoma when she was 5 months old. She shares her experience of using the OrCam My Reader… I was born in summer of 1976 and at 5 months old it was discovered I had bilateral retinoblastoma. I had my left...

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Champion siblings

Two children from the same family have received prestigious awards in recognition of the courage and bravery they displayed while one of them battled against an extremely rare form of cancer. On Christmas Eve 2014 Tyraah Bell-Lama from...

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It’s a family affair

Three sisters have received prestigious awards in recognition of the courage and bravery they displayed while one of them battled with the effects of an extremely rare form of cancer. In 2000 Megan Thomas from Patcham, Brighton, was diagnosed...

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Championing Rose

Rose Lucking-Elhitmi was diagnosed with retinoblastoma (rb), a cancer which affects the retina of children predominantly under six years old, when she was still only six months old. Tests revealed that Rose had cancer in her right eye, with the...

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I spy with my little eye…

The Childhood Eye Cancer Trust (CHECT) is urging parents to be aware of the warning signs of a devastating childhood cancer at the start of National Eye Health Awareness Week (18-24 September). Based on the well loved childhood game, I Spy, the latest...

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