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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,...
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...
Retinoblastoma: genetic testing

Retinoblastoma: genetic testing

Dr Simon Ramsden and Dr Trevor Cole answer some of the most frequently asked questions about genetic testing in retinoblastoma… Why do we carry out genetic testing for retinoblastoma? Genetic testing is predominantly used to advise on the recurrence risks to relatives...