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Life After Childhood Cancer

Life After Childhood Cancer

Being diagnosed with retinoblastoma back in 1950, Greg Ovens recalls his life experiences including fond memories of his ‘days out’ at Moorfields Eye Hospital with his father. As I approach my 70th Birthday, I have been reflecting on the highs, lows, ups,...
‘Having one eye makes me who I am’

‘Having one eye makes me who I am’

Kate Foster was diagnosed with retinoblastoma as a baby and had her eye removed before her first birthday. Now, 28 years later, she looks back on her journey to achieve her dream of becoming a nurse, so she can support families just like hers… I was 11 months old when...
‘All I wanted was to be a mum’

‘All I wanted was to be a mum’

All her life, Angie Campbell had dreamed of being a mum and having a large family. But after being diagnosed with a genetic form of retinoblastoma as a baby she knew that her path to parenthood wouldn’t be straightforward. She takes us on her remarkable journey over...
‘I can’t imagine my life without goalball’

‘I can’t imagine my life without goalball’

Kelsey Trevett, 16, was introduced to goalball during the 2012 London Paralympic Games. Since then, the sport has had a huge impact on his life, as he explains…As a blind teenager, it can be difficult to find a sport-related activity that is fully accessible: the...
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