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CHECT research

CHECT research

Since 1997, the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust has funded more than 20 research projects, totalling almost £700k. Find out more about CHECT research… Since the early 1990s, the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust (CHECT) has been funding research into the causes of retinoblastoma,...
CHECT Champs

CHECT Champs

Nearly 10 years ago, in two different parts of the country, two children were diagnosed with retinoblastoma. Their stories bear many similarities – and now the pair have come together to receive a prestigious award in recognition of the courage they have shown during...
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...
#YouMadeItHappen

#YouMadeItHappen

Today is #YouMadeItHappen day, and a chance for the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust to tell you about the difference your amazing support has made. We’ve been helping families for more than 30 years, but we don’t receive any government funding so we rely on donations to...
CHECT ambassadors at Vision Express in Lincoln

CHECT ambassadors at Vision Express in Lincoln

Two children from Lincoln who have battled a rare eye cancer were guests of honour to officially open a new Vision Express store in the city.Sophie Dowling aged 6 and Arwen Somers-Wilson, 4, are recovering from retinoblastoma (Rb). Sophie was diagnosed last year after...
Q&A with NAES

Q&A with NAES

The National Artificial Eye Service, part of the NHS, makes up to 5,000 bespoke artificial eyes a year for people of all ages, from babies to pensioners. We spoke to Helen Lever, Operational Manager and Ken Barratt, Production and Quality Manager, to find out more...