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.
Jo discusses how she took on her “tough” identity, until she started losing her hair, which made her feel very separate and different compared to other people her age. She lost most of her friends from school, making her feel […]
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 […]
Toni received treatment on an adult chemotherapy ward where she felt she was always seen as a talking point to other patients with her being so young compared to other people. Toni talks openly about how her cancer and treatment […]