Interview 

Teen Focus Council Member Meets MPs

We spoke to Christopher Payne who attended the CHECT parliamentary drop-in event on Wednesday 15th May at Westminster. This was part of World Retinoblastoma Awareness Week 2019, to engage MPs in raising awareness of Rb in their constituencies. Can you tell me a bit about your experiences with Rb? When I was three and a half I was diagnosed with Retinoblastoma in my left eye. My eye was enucleated and replaced with an artificial one at the Royal London Hospital. I was then subject to rounds of Chemotherapy at Great Ormond…

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Interview 

Q&A With Lesley Geen

Beth Holman interviews Lesley Geen, Support and Information Worker at the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust. Q1. What does your role include? One of the main things that I do is support. I work closely with babies during treatment as well as children, teenagers and adults affected by retinoblastoma but also their families and friends, making sure they have the support the they need. I visit out patients clinics at the Royal London Hospital to see those that come for check ups. I am at the hospital every Wednesday too, where…

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