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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...
Rare sign of cancer spotted in baby by vigilant parents

Rare sign of cancer spotted in baby by vigilant parents

At just a few months old, Husayn was diagnosed with retinoblastoma (eye cancer) after his parents noticed a subtle cat’s eye-like effect in his eye. ITV Central visited the Rizwan family in Birmingham to hear their story. A special thank you to the Rizwan family...
BBC Lifeline Appeal for CHECT

BBC Lifeline Appeal for CHECT

This short programme, presented by Shane Richie, gives a brilliant insight into the journeys of some of our families affected by retinoblastoma, the work that we do and why supporting Childhood Eye Cancer Trust is incredibly important. Thank you so much to Shane...
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...
How your impairments can be an advantage

How your impairments can be an advantage

A moving and inspirational TED Talk from James Morley-Smith, one of our CHECT supporters, whose son lost his sight after being diagnosed with retinoblastoma. You can watch the full video below: Taken from the TED website: After his son lost his sight, design...
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