26 year old Tom was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma back in February 2004. Tom speaks about how he put off seeing a GP about a painless lump in his neck as he never imagined it would turn out to be something as serious as cancer. Tom talks about how the lack of control he felt throughout his treatment and post treatment so Tom took things into his own hands by challenging himself to do fundraising for Macmillan and therefore challenged himself to work in the hospital where he was once treated for cancer to make sure he was ready to go into medicine. In the words of Mr. Grew “We’re here for a good time…not a long time!”
February 26th 2004 will be a day Tom will forever remember, it was the day he found out he had Hodgkin’s Lymphoma – Stage 1a. At 18 years old he was just your typical student enjoying life and was in […]
Jess talks openly about how she’s had to deal with anxiety and mental health problems during and after cancer. Jess gives fantastic advice that if you are going through anything similar to Jess, you should seek help and advice from […]
Danielle had two young children when she had Hodgkin’s Lymphoma treatment on an adult chemotherapy day unit.
Here we are introduced to 19 year old Millie who explains how she was diagnosed with a hereditary condition called Cowden’s Syndrome which can increase the risk to certain cancers. Millie then chats about how she was later diagnosed with Thyroid […]