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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...
Living with an artificial eye

Living with an artificial eye

By Dr Deanna Gibbs, Research Consultant for Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professionals at Barts Health NHS Trust and Principle Investigator of the research project. From reports and feedback from parents, we recognised that there was a gap in the support and...
CHECT research in practice

CHECT research in practice

In 2014, CHECT and Fight for Sight co-funded a research project to improve the sensitivity of current genetic testing methods that all new families in the UK affected by retinoblastoma now undergo. Project leaders Dr Simon Ramsden and Dr Trevor Cole talk us through...
Using technology to fight retinoblastoma

Using technology to fight retinoblastoma

Technology review: how the latest digital imaging technologies are joining the battle against retinoblastoma It’s difficult to imagine that, only five years ago, smartphones and apps were largely in their infancy – a far cry from their widespread use today....
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