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CHECT research – Rb registry

CHECT research – Rb registry

By Helen Jenkinson, Consultant Paediatric Oncologist in the Retinoblastoma Service at Birmingham Children’s Hospital and Paul Davies, Head of Registration at NCRAS West Midlands and South Central, Public Health England…Every year, the retinoblastoma (Rb) teams from...
Looking after yourself

Looking after yourself

When your child is diagnosed with retinoblastoma, so much energy goes into looking after them and the rest of the family that it can be easy to forget to take care of yourself. But, as Lesley Geen, CHECT support worker, explains, this is important too…Finding out that...
Christmas competition winners

Christmas competition winners

Thank you to all the children who submitted their designs for the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust Christmas card competition 2018.All the entries were absolutely fantastic and each child should be extremely proud. After careful consideration, we have chosen the five...
Raising awareness

Raising awareness

One family a week is told that their child has retinoblastoma in the UK but most people have never heard of it. Sadly, this often leads to a delay in children being diagnosed. The Childhood Eye Cancer Trust is working hard to change that – and you can help. Raising...
Christmas card competition

Christmas card competition

Is your little one a budding artist? Would they like to see their very own picture on our charity Christmas cards this year? The Childhood Eye Cancer Trust’s Christmas card competition is now open for entries. It’s open to all of our young members – all they need to...
Mumsnet features CHECT

Mumsnet features CHECT

Mumsnet is featuring the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust as its guest campaign this week. To mark World Sight Day, the parenting website is helping to raise awareness of retinoblastoma by showing our Uninvisible Friend campaign on its website. Each month Mumsnet chooses a...