The Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust has launched its ’12 Years, 12 Stories’ video series with the help of Tom Roberts, 22, from Ripley, Derby, a budding videographer who has sailed with the Trust as both a young person with cancer and as a volunteer for the charity.

The series of 12 videos has been created to celebrate the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust’s 12th year. The videos, which will be released one at a time on a monthly basis, each follow the story of a different young person who has sailed with the Trust during their recovery from cancer.

The first video focuses on Tom who steps in front of the camera to tell his own story about how the Trust helped him to embrace his future after cancer.

Tom, who finished treatment in October 2008 for Ewings sarcoma at Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham explains the impact of his experience with the Trust: