“Patients Teaching Professionals” provides an intimate insight from AYA patients into how they want to be treated and understood by their care providers. The advice and stories from the Tacoma AYA Oncology Council reflects the challenges of all AYA patients globally […]
Tristan was playing hockey when his leg was injured, after Xray they found cancer in his knee, he found it hard to understand. He was worried about the surgery. The hardest part was recovering, as he had always been active […]
A fundraising evening with Roger Daltrey.
Madison and Holly talk about their own experience of cancer and how they became friends.
Joshua became involved in a charity providing trips for children with cancer when he was younger, and he always thought about whether he’d get cancer himself. He has learnt to laugh and enjoy life, and push himself past his cancer.
Chris had volunteered to join the military in Afghanistan when he was diagnosed. He remembers his weight loss and constant cough feeling normal, as he was getting used to his new lifestyle. He believes that a positive attitude is the […]
A group of teenagers with cancer talk about their experiences of a cancer diagnosis.
Will’s diagnosis came very quick. He felt he was removed from his life and placed in the hospital. He was one of the oldest patients in the hospital, and there were many young children around him. Will has a very […]
Uli describes what his health condition is. He is now happy and enjoying life, after he met others his age who have been through similar experiences. Before, he felt isolated and alone, as no one could understand what he was […]
Tiara was diagnosed at 23, and her first few weeks were difficult because she was dependent on other people for just simple tasks. She liked to visit places where people didn’t know she had cancer. Tiara found it hard to […]