Ernie’s story

Ernie’s story

When Ernie was diagnosed with cancer just before his first birthday, it was his parents’ worst nightmare. But positivity saw them through their retinoblastoma journey and now they can look forward to their future, as mum Keri Holt explains… So, Ernie’s story...
‘We’ve come so far in a year’

‘We’ve come so far in a year’

Xavi was diagnosed with retinoblastoma two days after he celebrated turning two years old. Now, as his third birthday approaches, his mum Rhiannon Malbas shares their family’s journey over the last year… Two days after his second birthday our lives were turned upside...
Starting School

Starting School

Starting school is a huge step for any child but there are added worries for parents of a child who has had retinoblastoma, as Jodie Wood, mum to four-year-old Jude, discovered. But she knows that her little boy is ready to start big school and, with the right support...
Telling my friends I had cancer

Telling my friends I had cancer

Olivia Deane hit the headlines when she was diagnosed with retinoblastoma at the age of 12 – this type of eye cancer usually affects babies and young children under six. Now 21 years old, Olivia has written a book about her cancer journey which she has kindly agreed...
This one’s for the dads

This one’s for the dads

It was Father’s Day at the weekend, a day to celebrate and thank all you amazing dads out there who go above and beyond to support your families. With the endless rollercoaster of life (and the very occasional nagging), it’s all too easy to forget to mention how much...
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