Childhood Eye Cancer Trust

Childhood Eye Cancer Trust

Charity information

Childhood Eye Cancer Trust

Retinoblastoma (Rb) is a fast growing eye cancer that affects babies and young children mainly under 6. It develops in the cells of the retina, the light sensitive lining of the eye. It can affect 1 eye (unilateral) or both eyes (bilateral). Early diagnosis is vital to save a child’s eyes, sight and life.

We support families and individuals affected by Rb, drive earlier diagnosis through raising awareness of the disease and help to fund research into treatments and care of those affected.

Founded 1987

  • Mission statement

    CHECT’s mission is to prevent sight loss and death as a result of having retinoblastoma and to support those who are affected by it. We do this in three main ways; supporting children diagnosed with Rb and their families, driving earlier diagnosis through raising awareness of the disease and helping to fund research into treatments and care of those affected.

  • Overview

    Established: June 1987

    Registered Charity Number: 327493

    Phone number: 020 7377 5578

    Address: The Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel Road, London E1 1BB

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