In this film, we hear Tania’s experiences and how it changed her life. Describing the build up to diagnosis, and different situations, Tania explains the symptoms she experienced, and the treatment she received, and the impact it had on her.
Nicole remembers the hardest part of her diagnosis was being unable to live a “normal” teenage life. She missed out on what her friends were doing whilst she was having her treatment, which was very hard for her.
Leah recalls her diagnosis process, and how she had to travel to LA for scans. She had extensive treatment, and remembers how she lost touch with most of her friends.
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.
Libby takes us through her diagnosis and treatment of leukemia with chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and a bone marrow transplant from an un-related donor. There’s some great advice on school, jobs and friends.