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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...
Run For Charity

Run For Charity

Ready to take on an outdoor Challenge now that mass participation events are opening up again?  From the Brighton Marathon to the Hackney Half, we can offer you places to run for CHECT in the UK’s top events!  Take a look at what’s on offer on our challenge page here....
London Family Members’ Day in pictures

London Family Members’ Day in pictures

Our most recent CHECT family day out on 25th January was at Discover Children’s Story Centre in London, an immersive world of play and storytelling.Members’ days are a great way to meet other families who are or have been affected by Rb and to nominate...
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...
Members’ Day moments captured

Members’ Day moments captured

Our March members’ day took place at the Brooklands Museum in Weybridge, Surrey – the birthplace of British motorsport, aviation and home of Concorde! Members’ days are a great way to meet other families affected by retinoblastoma and to nominate...
Get your local MP involved in Rb Awareness Week

Get your local MP involved in Rb Awareness Week

Dear supporter, This World Retinoblastoma Awareness Week 2019 (12th-18th May), the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust is holding a drop-in event at Westminster on Wednesday 15th May. We are inviting MPs to come along to meet parents of children and adults affected by Rb, to...