MY STORY

CHECT photo - Olivia lying on a hospital bed aged 12 when she was diagnosed with retinoblastoma

The beginning of my story

Olivia Deane hit the headlines when she was diagnosed with retinoblastoma aged 12 – this type of eye cancer usually affects young children under…

CHECT photo - Eliza Thomas cuddling her mum April at Vision Express in Oxford Street

Eliza’s story, part two

Do you remember little Eliza Thomas? She was the face of our #InTheDark Retinoblastoma Awareness Week campaign back in 2016. Eliza was three years old...
CHECT photo - Lamorna as a child

A common bond

Friendships forged out of shared experiences, particularly those which involve hardship, are often the ones which endure the test of time. Retinoblastoma was the...

Amazing humans

Erin Gentry was two years old when she was diagnosed with retinoblastoma (Rb), she needed lifesaving surgery to remove her left eye and stop…