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!”
Question time with the professionals as Bill Badham, Dr Jeremy Whelan, Professor Sir Mike Richards CBE, Dr Louise Jordan, Tom Grew, Simon Davies & Sara Hiom take to the FYSOT stage to answer all those important questions that the audience […]
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 […]
Here we meet 24 year old James and 21 year old Phoebe. James speaks about the lead up to his brain tumour diagnosis whereas Phoebe discusses how she was eventually diagnosed with malignant melanoma.
Here we meet 22 year old Claire Henderson who, after finding a lump in her groin in early 2007, was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. As Claire tells her story, we learn about her daily routine in hospital, how she felt […]