#HaveYouCHECT Campaign Urges Parents to Use Smartphone Camera To Detect Childhood Cancer

by Steve Hall
If only all forms of cancer were this easy to detect. UK non-profit Childhood Eye Cancer Trust (CHECT) has launched a print campaign (I know, I know… keep reading) which aims to raise awareness of a simple early detection method for determining whether or not a child has Retinoblastoma, a rare but possibly fatal form of eye cancer in infants and young children.Read the full article

Detect childhood eye cancer with your smart phone

Flash photography is one of the easiest ways to detect a life-threatening eye cancer called Retinoblastoma. The tumour can develop in young children from birth and often reflects back as a white pupil. Early detection is the key to saving their sight and their lives. So we developed CHECT Flash Photo Posters to show parents that they can detect eye cancer in their child simply by taking a photo. http://www.chect.org.uk/cms/