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The Best Start in Life for Visually Impaired Children

The Best Start in Life for Visually Impaired Children

Harry was eight weeks old when he was diagnosed with bilateral Rb which led him to become severely visually impaired. Now eight years old, Harry is enjoying life at mainstream school thanks to modern equipment and access to support funding. Treated with chemotherapy...
Celebrating Champion Dads

Celebrating Champion Dads

We often feature our wonderful CHECT mums in our stories, and we feel it’s important to recognise those amazing dads out there who go above and beyond to support their families as well. For Father’s Day, we asked children (with a bit of help from mum) to...
Raising Awareness of Rb in Parliament

Raising Awareness of Rb in Parliament

“I joined Childhood Eye Cancer Trust (CHECT) for Retinoblastoma Awareness Week 2019 where I met remarkable parents with remarkable children!” Peter Dowd MP CHECT Information and Research Manager Petra Maxwell recalls our Parliamentary Drop-In Session held during May...
Rare sign of cancer spotted in baby by vigilant parents

Rare sign of cancer spotted in baby by vigilant parents

At just a few months old, Husayn was diagnosed with retinoblastoma (eye cancer) after his parents noticed a subtle cat’s eye-like effect in his eye. ITV Central visited the Rizwan family in Birmingham to hear their story. A special thank you to the Rizwan family...
BBC Lifeline Appeal for CHECT

BBC Lifeline Appeal for CHECT

This short programme, presented by Shane Richie, gives a brilliant insight into the journeys of some of our families affected by retinoblastoma, the work that we do and why supporting Childhood Eye Cancer Trust is incredibly important. Thank you so much to Shane...