24 year old Danny from Essex was living with his girlfriend in Birmingham when he first noticed changes in his testicles. After originally putting off visiting his doctor his girlfriend encouraged him to book an appointment. Danny was later told […]
18 year old Rebecca had treatment at Birmingham’s YPU but once she finished treatment Rebecca explains how she felt there was nothing left to fight for and felt like she didn’t really know how to move on from cancer. Rebecca […]
We asked our filmmakers “What advice would you give to a young person newly diagnosed with cancer?” who were on hand to give newly diagnosed patients some excellent top tips from their experiences. To watch each filmmaker’s individual advice in […]
17 year old Otis was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma and received treatment for his cancer in 2009. Otis is back in hospital after the metal in his leg got infected so had to have the metal replaced. Otis explains all about […]
It’s time to see what happened on the West Midlands Family Day.
“All the single ladies…put your hands up!” time for Birmingham’s showcase!
Filmed as part of 2017’s One Week In Cancer JTV Cancer Support’s regular filmmaker Jess shares with us her week. Jess is now five years out of treatment and at university but explains how she still struggles with the after effects […]
It’s day three of One Week In Cancer (Wednesday 1st February 2017) where we catch up with our filmmakers and it’s a particularly tough day for Jess as she is attending a fellow cancer friend’s funeral.
It’s day two of One Week In Cancer (Tuesday 31st January 2017) where we get a glimpse of what is happening in the lives of our filmmakers.
We asked YOU to show us what One Week In Cancer is like for you! Here’s a snapshot of what happened during Monday 30th January 2017.
Toby talks about the impact of his cancer diagnosis and how he’s struggled to accept his diagnosis at different points of his cancer.
It’s time for a catch up with Wen who looks back at her diagnosis, treatment, university and life after treatment.
Beckii talks about how her relationship with her ex-boyfriend was affected by Beckii’s cancer diagnosis. Beckii talks about being cancer free and how she now deals with new relationships including her boyfriend Louis.
Jess talks about how she has dealt with relationships during and after cancer including how she is now in a relationship with another ex-cancer patient after originally meeting him at Teenage Cancer Trust’s FYSOT.
An incredibly emotive film from Beckii as she tells us how she’s recently lost a close friend from the Young Person’s Unit where she was treated. Beckii bravely takes us through many feelings that she’s currently experiencing. If you’re finding yourself […]
It’s been a year since Jess made her Mental Health & Me film, Jess gives us an update on where she is at now with her health and how she is learning to live with her anxieties without taking as […]