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We did everything to save our baby’s eye

We did everything to save our baby’s eye

A mum is urging other parents to look out for the tell-tale signs of eye cancer after her daughter was told she will lose her eye to retinoblastoma, a rare cancer that typically affects children under the age of six. Mum Kara Wedderburn, from Northumberland, noticed...
World Retinoblastoma Awareness Week 2021

World Retinoblastoma Awareness Week 2021

It’s World Retinoblastoma Awareness Week from 9th-15th May 2021 and we’ve launched our latest media campaign to raise awareness of retinoblastoma among parents. The campaign features little Katherina Dimitrov, from Kent, who was diagnosed with...
“A photo saved my daughter’s life”

“A photo saved my daughter’s life”

A four-year-old was diagnosed with the rare eye cancer retinoblastoma after her mum saw her tumour ‘glowing’ in a flash photo. It was a family member who first noticed that Nancy Smith’s eye would sometimes look towards her nose and then suddenly appear fine again....