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.
On the day before her seventeenth birthday Madalyn reflects on her diagnosis, initial sense of unfairness and her determination to remain positive and move forward. She talks about the impact her cancer has had on school and people’s attitude towards […]
At aged 11, Rachel was diagnosed with a brain tumour, Rachel talks about how the support of her family and friends really helped her. Rachel explains how “Gertrude – The Brain Tumour” went away, but recently “Gertrude” has reappeared but […]
Things haven’t been that straightforward for Shahn since she was diagnosed with ALL (acute lymphoblastic leukaemia). Shahn explains what “hiccups” happened during her first few years of cancer treatment ranging from spending days in intensive care, depression whilst on steroids […]
Next to take to the stage is Rachel Gilbert, who was diagnosed with a rare form of stomach cancer when she was 15. Now 22, Rachel is about to celebrate, as she calls it, her “cancerversary”! Like Hannah, Rachel was […]