Three Ambassadors appointed

Eye cancer is a global disease. Ambassadors for the Victoria Cohen Eye Cancer Charitable Trust help to raise awareness of ocular melanoma and retinoblastoma and the need for more ocular oncologists.

2023 Scholarship shortlist

22nd May

Three aspiring ocular oncologists have been shortlisted for this year’s Victoria Cohen Scholarship. Interviews will take place in June and the winner will be announced shortly after.

20 applications received

13th may

Twenty applications have been received from aspiring ocular oncologists from all over the world for this year’s Victoria Cohen Scholarship.

What winning the award has meant for me

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Dr Vijitha Vempuluru, winner of the inaugural Victoria Cohen Scholarship, shares her views with Dr Carol Shields, Director, Ocular Oncology Service at the Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, USA, on what winning the award has meant for her fellowship.

Eckert & Ziegler backing

The Victoria Cohen Eye Cancer Charitable Trust is delighted to have the backing of Eckert & Ziegler.

Dickensian Christmas Carol Service

On the evening of 5th December 2022 over 350 people joined us for a ‘Dickensian Christmas Carol Service’ at the Priory Church of St Bartholomew the Great in London

The Incisive Media Foundation supports VCECCT

The Incisive Media Foundation has added the Victoria Cohen Eye Cancer Charitable Trust (VCECCT) to the roster of charities it supports. The other charities backed by the Foundation include Place2Be, Women’s Aid, The Connection at St Martins, and City to Sea.

Realising my dream

On July 1, 2022 I realised my dream of pursuing a Fellowship in Ocular Oncology with Dr. Carol Shields at the Wills Eye Hospital, with generous support from the Victoria Cohen Eye Cancer Charitable Trust

On July 1, 2022 I realised my dream of pursuing a Fellowship in Ocular Oncology with Dr. Carol Shields at the Wills Eye Hospital, with generous support from the Victoria Cohen Eye Cancer Charitable Trust