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Gemma to tick marathon off bucket list

Gemma to tick marathon off bucket list

A mum-of-two who is currently undergoing chemotherapy for an incurable brain tumour has vowed to cross the finish line of the London Marathon for her son Noah, who has been battling retinoblastoma. Despite having monthly doses of chemotherapy which have left her...
Global’s Make Some Noise

Global’s Make Some Noise

The Childhood Eye Cancer Trust has received an incredible donation of £93,000 to help support families affected by retinoblastoma (Rb). The grant, which will be awarded over two years, was donated by Global’s Make Some Noise, after we were chosen as one of their...
Dad’s marathon effort for retinoblastoma

Dad’s marathon effort for retinoblastoma

A dad whose toddler battled retinoblastoma is taking part in the London Marathon so that he can help raise awareness of the symptoms among other parents. Maeve Ling-Calver was just a year old when she was diagnosed with retinoblastoma. She had appeared perfectly well...
‘She just bounces back every time’

‘She just bounces back every time’

She’s only 16 months old but horse lover Felicity Bone is already fearless when it comes to her four legged friends. “When she goes for a ride she refuses to get off,” her proud mum Charlotte Salisbury says. “She just loves horses – I imagine it’s in her blood.”...
Lizzie’s Great Adventure

Lizzie’s Great Adventure

Signing up for the Great Wall of China Trek was one of those things that I do under the category ‘Act Now; Engage Thought Process Later’. Having joined CHECT in November 2015, I discovered that our very small staff team was full of runners/joggers/ultra-fit people...
Family affair for London Marathon

Family affair for London Marathon

The mum, aunt, grandmother and grandfather of a little boy who had retinoblastoma are all taking part in the London Marathon this year for the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust. Jamie Regan-Francis, from East Ham, London, was two years old when he was diagnosed with...