Emma talks through how her life had to effectively stop whilst she was going through the diagnosis period. She says she “blocked out” the feelings, and often zoned out while she was in the hospital, and didn’t have much knowledge […]
Cookie has had cancer 4 times, and is now fully cancer free. She was first diagnosed at 2 years old. During her treatment for her cancer at 9, she was stuck in her room for 66 days after a bone […]
Brittany recalls when she was first diagnosed, and how people her age asked her if she was dying. She doesn’t know when she will be able to return to normal life, but is generally feeling positive
Alyssa was in musical theatre and plays before her diagnosis. She felt embarrassed during her treatments and didn’t want people to know about her cancer, because she didn’t want to be treated like she was dying.
Alyssa’s parents originally thought that her condition was classic teenage laziness. After she was diagnosed, Alyssa hated her treatment. She was very hormonal and experienced mood swings during her treatment, but decided to remain positive.
Connor Reilly talks with us about being diagnosed with Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.
Toby talks about the impact of his cancer diagnosis and how he’s struggled to accept his diagnosis at different points of his cancer.
Filmed for the Cambridge Pathways Project. Dr. Mike Gattings a Consultant Paediatric Oncologist talks all about Leukaemia.
It’s been a few weeks since we last had an update from Luisa as she’s been doing her best to keep her head above water. Luisa talks about how she had always thought she would like to work in oncology […]
Luisa talks about the bombshells she’s encountered through medical school about her own medical history. Luisa talks about working with the palliative care team and how she thought she dealt with the situation okay, however Luisa goes onto say after […]
Luisa gives us an update on what’s happening in her life, from waiting in for a smoothie maker that never turned up, to talking about medical school. We also hear how Luisa has joined a post-cancer fatigue workshop in order […]
We catch up with Luisa who is currently in year 5 at medical school training to be a doctor. Luisa talks about how she’s been feeling unwell and also fills us in on how medical school is going.