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The top five things I learnt working on Rb research

The top five things I learnt working on Rb research

Armita Abolghasemi, who had bilateral Rb as a child, is a second year genetics student at the University of York. She recently assisted with Professor Ohnuma’s Rb research, funded by CHECT. As a genetics student and an Rb survivor, research into retinoblastoma...
Opportunity for a parent to join our committee

Opportunity for a parent to join our committee

We’re currently looking for a parent of a child who has had retinoblastoma (Rb) to join us as a lay representative on our Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC). About the role The SAC meets every six months (usually May & November) on a weekday afternoon...
CHECT research

CHECT research

Since 1997, the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust has funded more than 20 research projects, totalling almost £700k. Find out more about CHECT research… Since the early 1990s, the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust (CHECT) has been funding research into the causes of retinoblastoma,...
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...
Have your say on research

Have your say on research

A CHECT-funded research study, called the Eloise Patterson Project, is being undertaken by the Retinoblastoma Genetics Unit at Barts Health NHS Trust. The Unit is asking for patients and parents of children affected by retinoblastoma to take part in a short survey...