Karly had to move closer to the hospital after her diagnosis. She struggled with being separated from her friends and watching them have fun without her. Karly felt like people her age did not understand what she was feeling.
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.
Jenny was only 24 when she was diagnosed, with no family history. She did not have health insurance to cover her treatment. Her hospital visits were very expensive. Jenny remembers deciding to live, rather than allow her health to decline […]
Brianna discusses how her treatment affected her. She made a video series during her treatments, as she preferred to have her mind on other things. She struggled to realise that it was a very real possibility that she could not […]
Before cancer Shelbee was a high achiever at school however after going through cancer treatment and time away from education Shelbee decided to go to university, sadly Shelbee struggled a great deal and has now chosen to leave university as her mental […]