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Raising awareness of Rb with health visitors

Raising awareness of Rb with health visitors

This week is National Eye Health Week. To mark the event one of our trustees, Lisa Brown, explains how she has been able to use her role as a health visitor to raise awareness of retinoblastoma amongst her colleagues. “Hello. My name is Lisa Brown. My younger...
CHECT lottery – win up to £25,000!

CHECT lottery – win up to £25,000!

What better day to launch the new Childhood Eye Cancer Trust (CHECT) lottery than on the first day of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month? Not only can you be in with a chance of winning £25,000 each week but for every £1 you spend, 50p will go directly to CHECT to help...

Retinoblastoma research: changing the future

Ever since the charity’s earliest days, funding research into Rb has been a key part of the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust’s work. Though CHECT is a small charity it provides a substantial proportion of global funding for research on Rb. Back in 1997, CHECT, then known as...

First to receive new type of eye cancer treatment

The Childhood Eye Cancer Trust is currently funding research projects which hope to improve outcomes and develop new targeted treatments for retinoblastoma. Here Lucy Deakin shares her experience when her daughter Eliza became one of the first children in the UK to...

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 this before and as...