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Meet Marvin the Mole, Vision Express’ New Fundraiser!

Meet Marvin the Mole, Vision Express’ New Fundraiser!

As you may have seen in stores and on social media, the lovable Vision Express mascot Marvin the Mole is now raising vital funds for both CHECT and the Macular Society. After joining the Vision Express team in 2021, Marvin has proved to be a hit with the public,...
Pathways to Diagnosis

Pathways to Diagnosis

In 2012, as part of our aim to reduce the delays in diagnosis of retinoblastoma (Rb) experienced by some families in the UK CHECT began to collect information from parents we called ‘Pathways to Diagnosis’. This information was gathered by support workers during the...
Transforming the treatment of children’s eye cancer

Transforming the treatment of children’s eye cancer

Dr Amy Gerrish tells us about the groundbreaking work her team is doing, co-funded by CHECT with Fight For Sight, to develop the genetic testing available for retinoblastoma. We want to say a huge thank you to the team and Dr Amy for their brilliant research. *Please...
Mohamed’s Posed for Poetry Success!

Mohamed’s Posed for Poetry Success!

Mohamed Abukhzaam, who had his eye enucleated aged three after being diagnosed with retinoblastoma, is now aged eight and has a strong love for poetry. Mum discusses his achievements and shares a poem that inspires him: Mohamed has a poetry competition every year...
Eliza’s Equestrian Enjoyment

Eliza’s Equestrian Enjoyment

Eliza, who had bilateral retinoblastoma and had an enucleation, has written about her love for horse riding and how she protects her eyes: My name is Eliza and I am eight years old. I have a special eye since I was 1 years old. I do like participating in a lot of...