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Amazing humans

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 the cancer spreading, followed by chemotherapy. Fast forward five years and Erin has been featured as part of BBC 3’s Amazing...
Kelsey’s an internet pop sensation.

Kelsey’s an internet pop sensation.

With 14 million views of her videos, 86,000 YouTube followers and TV appearances on BBC and CNN, pint-sized popstar Kelsey Ellison, 24,  has taken the internet by storm. Some of you might remember Kelsey from a past edition of InFocus, when she won a scholarship to a...
‘Trust a parent’s instinct’

‘Trust a parent’s instinct’

GPs are being urged to trust a parent’s instinct after new figures show that babies and children are waiting more than three times longer than the recommended guidelines to be diagnosed with retinoblastoma. In 2016 the average time from a child’s first visit to a...
The week that changed our lives

The week that changed our lives

One evening, Michelle Turner spotted an unusual white glow in her toddler’s eye. Just seven days later, she was told her boy had cancer. She tells their story… Monday It was a typical weekday evening, just like any other. I was brushing my 23-month-old toddler Ethan’s...
Mum’s Christmas photo warning

Mum’s Christmas photo warning

Christmas is a time for taking festive family photos – but one mum is warning parents to make sure they check their snaps for symptoms of a rare childhood cancer after her six-month-old baby was diagnosed with the condition. On the morning of Christmas Eve, as...
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