Video: Mother reveals how her toddler lost an eye after it took docs 18 months to diagnose a rare form of cancer

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Stephanie Beasley, from Tamworth, Staffs, first raised concerns about Ezmai’s eyesight when she was nine months old.

But it wasn’t until she was aged two that doctors eventually told her devastated family she had a tumour in the eye - which would have to be removed. Ms Beasley, 25, is now backing a campaign by the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust to get a faster diagnosis for retinoblastoma , a rare form of cancer. The charity said that 21 per cent of children with retinoblastoma are waiting six months or longer for a diagnosis.