FYSOT 2014 Films from Teenage Cancer Trust’s Find Your Sense of Tumour 2014… Please make sure to keep checking back here as all the Find Your Sense of Tumour 2014 films will appear here. Your browser doesn’t support HTML5 video. Here is a link to the video instead. FYSOT ’14 – The FYSOT Chair – Friday NightIt’s what you’ve all been waiting for…it’s footage from Friday night’s FYSOT 2014 chair! FYSOT ’14 – The FYSOT Chair – Saturday NightAnother night, another chance to catch up with what’s happening with on the FYSOT chair. FYSOT ’14 – Hair Today, Gone TomorrowConstanze talks about how she’s struggled to get her life back on track after cancer. Before cancer Constanze was studying at Oxford University but during her first year, Constanze started to feel unwell and began visiting her GP who misdiagnosed her, in the end Constanze eventually was diagnosed with Leukaemia. **Please note there may be some swearing that people may find offensive** FYSOT ‘ 14 – JTV Cancer SupportJTV’s Peter Wilkinson is on hand to tell the FYSOT audience all about JTV Cancer Support. If you are interested in becoming a JTV filmmaker, please email firstname.lastname@example.org FYSOT ’14 – From Cancer to CaptainRay Westbrook is currently the captain of England Amputee Football Association. Ray talks about how when he was younger he was diagnosed with Spindle Cell Sarcoma. Ray was so late diagnosed he had to have an amputation as the cancer had spread throughout his foot. Ray also talks about how football was in his life before cancer and now after cancer. FYSOT ’14 – Remission AccomplishedAmy was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer after not feeling well for over a year. Amy’s doctor’s first thought she had a cyst on her ovaries but during the operation they discovered it was actually cancer. Amy talks about the impact on having her ovaries taken away such as going through menopause before her own mum and the realisation that she wouldn’t be able to have children, but Amy touches on how there is always a silver lining and talks about the positive side to her having cancer. Amy now writes her own blog, please check out her blog here. **Please note there may be some swearing that people may find offensive** FYSOT ’14 – I can, I will, I’m doing it…My story so farGemma has always had a passion for running and even when she was diagnosed with Stage 3 Burkitt’s Lymphoma, Gemma still wanted to keep running as running kept Gemma motivated and focused. Gemma talks about how she ran the Great North Run whilst she was still undergoing cancer treatment. Gemma is now passionate about promoting fitness and exercise whilst having cancer treatment and is looking to provide young people with individual physical activity programmes, 1:1 support and guidance during and after cancer treatment. For more information on Gemma’s MOVE Charity please follow @MOVEcharity. FYSOT ’14 – Abbie’s StoryIn 2010, Abbie started college when she first started to become tired and withdrawn. Abbie’s parents thought she was just going through a rebellious teenage phase. Whilst Abbie was taking her AS Levels, Abbie visited her GP to have a blood test that showed Abbie had an underactive thyroid but after an examination a small lump was also found which was followed up with further tests including a biopsy, however that came back inconclusive so Abbie had to have further surgery. Eventually Abbie was told that she had thyroid cancer. Abbie talks about the impact her cancer has had on her including how damaging the myth is that thyroid cancer is the best cancer you can have. FYSOT ’14 – What colour is my cancer?Sue Morgan explains how some young people find looking at their own cancer cells under the microscope help the young person to process their own cancer diagnosis through visualisation. FYSOT ’14 – Hear by rightHighlights how important patient participation is as it’s ensuring young people’s voices influences the NHS and future services. We hear from the patients and professionals who share their experiences about their involvement with patient participation. FYSOT ’14 – Other PeopleA must watch short play written by Professor Trevor Walker which highlights how a cancer diagnosis can impact a young person’s life. FYSOT ’14 – Loose Women talk RelationshipsSheffield patient’s Laura and Laura talk about the impact their cancer had on their relationships. Throughout the talk we see clips from Sheffield’s After Cancer Treatment – So What Now? project, to watch these films in full please watch them here. FYSOT ’14 – BRIGHTLIGHTPatients Maria and Zeena talk about the BRIGHTLIGHT study. BRIGHTLIGHT is a study looking at cancer care received by young people aged 13-24 years at diagnosis. For more information about the study, please visit their website here. FYSOT ’14 – More than a Cancer SurvivorOlivia was a normal teenager before she was diagnosed with osteosarcoma after she experienced swelling in her leg. Olivia takes us through her chemotherapy experiences and about her amputation of her leg. FYSOT ’14 – Me, My Body Image & IBrain tumour patient Peter talks about how his body image issues have affected him throughout his life including through his cancer diagnosis. Peter talks honestly about how he’s tried to take control of food as he feels like he can’t control other aspects of his life like his cancer. Peter talks about his current prognosis and how he wouldn’t have changed a thing in his life, including getting cancer. FYSOT ’14 – FertilityFertility expert Allan Pacey gives an informative talk about all things fertlity! FYSOT ’14 – The highs & lows of vlogging, blogging, tweeting and facebookingWe hear from patient’s Will and Katie who discuss how vlogging, blogging and social media help them cope throughout their cancer treatment but also looks at the downside of the social media world. We also hear from Dan Smyth from Teenage Cancer Trust who discusses how the charity also use the social media to get their message out there! To read Will’s blog please visit here. If you fancy following Katie on Twitter @Swearing_Queen FYSOT ’14 – Fatigue & After EffectsLaura was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 2011. Laura talks about how after treatment she really struggled and talks about the after effects of cancer and the dreaded fatigue. FYSOT ’14 – CV Writing & Interview TechniquesInformative talk from Simon Fawkes-Underwood from E.ON who is on hand to give handy advice on CV writing and interview techniques. FYSOT ’14 – The Art of Being BrilliantFantastic talk from Andy Whittaker who discusses the art of being brilliant! FYSOT 2014 Presents EVA The Video BoothDid you visit EVA our little video booth in the chill out room at FYSOT? If yes, you might just see yourself in this little film! **Please note there may be some swearing that people may find offensive** FYSOT ’14 – We Are The Champions – FYSOT FinaleAll good things must come to an end! BOOOO we hear you say! Wipe away your tears, grab yourself a brew and relive some of the great moments from FYSOT 2014.