Julia is only 14, and she at first struggled to understand her diagnosis. She spends her time recording her journey through treatment online. Julia’s family, friends, and religion helps her keep her spirits up and keeps her positive.
Emily remembers meeting a girl called Ally on her first day of treatment, who talked to her and comforted her before she started her own treatment. She compares her diagnosis for an avalanche, as she was very overwhelmed. Emily lost […]
Caitlin recalls her friends not believing that she had cancer, and that they did not have a very good reaction. Caitlin was isolated from her friends, and began feeling angry towards her situation. After this, she changed her angry or […]
Brittany was diagnosed at a time when her friends were experiencing a typical teenage life. Seeing her friends and family in pain made her want to get through her treatment even more. She believes her cancer has made her stronger.
Shahn talks about how her friends reacted to the news of her cancer diagnosis and how some friends surprised her when it came to supporting her through her treatment. We also hear Shahn speak of how fertility plays a big […]