Meet 15 year old Gareth Parr from Hull, who, between some pretty impressive Baritone playing, explains how he has recently had a brain tumour removed followed by chemo, after a series of headaches. We get an insight of what it is like in the early stages of diagnosis as Gareth has to cope with side effects such as hair loss, however this doesn’t stop him from playing his pride and joy! We get a tour round the children’s waiting room as Gareth waits for radiotherapy, where he shows us all the mod cons of the day room- the comfy, bright orange sofa being a personal favourite!
Arnie talks about a time after his radiotherapy where he went for ice cream with his hat on covering his bald head, Arnie’s dad took his hat off and told Arnie to “Be Proud” and that moment has stayed with […]
This is Rhys who has Ewing’s Sarcoma. We follow Rhys who’s busy with his radiotherapy appointments, school and playing on his Xbox.
Time to meet Brent who is from South West Queensland. Brent has just starting chemotherapy after having radiotherapy and surgery. Brent fills us in on how he was diagnosed with cancer after experiencing headaches, his stem cell transplant and how […]
We join Alan who was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma at the age of 17 at one of CanTeen Ireland’s weekends away. Alan talks about all the treatment he had to go through including chemotherapy, radiotherapy and a stem cell transplant.
It’s bye bye Pierre (for now anyway!) and hello Peter as he promotes “Walk as One”, a sponsored 5K walk raising funds for Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity, the hospital where Peter received his radiotherapy treatment and a charity very […]