Meet the TFC News 

VIDEO: Introducing the Teen Focus Council

The CHECT Teen Focus Council (TFC) got together for a meeting earlier on in the year and filmed a super quick video to introduce themselves and explain a little about what they do. Perfecto! If you fancy getting involved in the TFC yourself, please email NB: This video was filmed pre-COVID-19 before social distancing measures were brought in.

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Beth in the CHECT office Meet the TFC 

Meet the TFC: Beth

Hi, I’m Beth and I’m 18 years old. When I was around twelve weeks old, I was taken to my GP because my mum noticed a white glow in my eyes. I was finally diagnosed with bilateral retinoblastoma – cancerous tumours in both eyes. I had several rounds of cryotherapy, radiotherapy and chemotherapy before having my right eye enucleated just before my second birthday. I am now 18 and though I’m now in remission, the remaining tumours in my left eye limit my sight to only peripheral vision. Meeting people…

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