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Where to find financial help during COVID-19

Where to find financial help during COVID-19

Some CHECT families will be finding life particularly difficult at the moment. Here are some resources from the government which we hope will help, and please do always contact your support worker if you are having any concerns – they may be able to help you to...
Brave Boy Seb Scoops Award

Brave Boy Seb Scoops Award

A four-year old boy from Fair Oak in Hampshire has received a prestigious award in recognition of the courage he has shown while battling against retinoblastoma (Rb). Sebastian Burrell was diagnosed in October 2016 when he was just nine months old. Tests revealed that...
Ideas for children’s activities

Ideas for children’s activities

We’re sure you will have already seen many ideas circulating of how to entertain your children while the schools are shut. We have picked out just a few and listed them here. Get active! There are a range of free activities online to keep us active while we are...
Corona Virus Updates

Corona Virus Updates

We will keep this page updated with the latest information related to CHECT and any other advice regarding the coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak. A message from everyone here at CHECT Dear members, friends and supporters. First and foremost, we hope that you are all...
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...
Sharing your story

Sharing your story

Have you, or someone you love, been affected by retinoblastoma (Rb)? Would you like to share your story to raise awareness of this rare cancer and help others going through the same thing? If so, we would really love to hear from you. Many people first hear about Rb...