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Armanie, 7, raises awareness

Armanie, 7, raises awareness

Seven-year-old Armanie Binning is doing her bit to raise awareness of retinoblastoma by writing this heartwarming letter to her headteacher. Armanie’s little sister Krïti, who is six months old, has been having chemotherapy after being diagnosed with retinoblastoma....
Mum’s Christmas photo warning

Mum’s Christmas photo warning

Christmas is a time for taking festive family photos – but one mum is warning parents to make sure they check their snaps for symptoms of a rare childhood cancer after her six-month-old baby was diagnosed with the condition. On the morning of Christmas Eve, as...
CHECT Christmas eCards

CHECT Christmas eCards

We’re delighted to reveal our 2016 Christmas eCards, which have all been created with a little help from our Santa’s elves. Each of the four festive designs were drawn by children affected by retinoblastoma attending Birmingham Children’s Hospital and the Royal London...
Mum urges parents to be ‘eye aware’

Mum urges parents to be ‘eye aware’

Less than one in three parents have ever had their child’s eyes checked, new figures released by the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust have revealed. A survey of more than 1,000 mums and dads with children aged from birth to six found that just 28% had taken them to an...
Mum urges parents to be more aware of retinoblastoma

Mum urges parents to be more aware of retinoblastoma

A mum is calling for more parents to be aware of retinoblastoma after her young daughter had to have her eye removed to save her life. Nya Yasmin Ali was 18 months old when she was diagnosed with retinoblastoma (Rb), a fast-growing cancer that affects babies and...