Wen is getting ready to set sail with the lovely people from Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust. As Wen has already been sailing with the trust before, she is now on the return to sail course to learn more about sailing. […]
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 […]
Brain 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 […]
Patients Vicki and Kenny talk about how important the Leeds Teenage Cancer Trust Unit has been to them during their cancer diagnosis and beyond.
Each month Maddi will be starting some much-needed conversations about cancer and our mental health. She’ll be joined by someone different who will bring their own story and thoughts to the chat. We’re all busy, but we can all make […]
Ryan’s Journey continues as he takes a trip to Italy with a new contract.
Febrile neutropenia is a common and potentially life-threatening complication of cancer treatment. It’s managed by admission to hospital, and giving powerful antibiotics. We know that for 4 out of 5 young people, the temperature wasn’t a severe infection, and we […]
Stephanie, Lily and Ella instantly connected when they met on their Trust trip. They learned new skills, made lots of friends and most importantly had fun. Interested in coming on a Trust trip? Find out more here –https://www.ellenmacarthurcancertrust.org/our-trips/first-time-
For many young people, picking up from where they left off before cancer just isn’t possible. So, when treatment ends our work begins. We support young people aged 8-17 and 18-24(ish) to rebuild confidence through sailing and adventure.
A 14-year-old Claire Amaladoss first sailed with the Trust in 2007 in recovery from Hodgkin Lymphoma. This is her story of how she went from a young person to volunteer to Trustee.
Positivity and optimism is the best cure to the loneliness and isolation young people feel after treatment. As the young people explain in this video a weight is lifted off your shoulders by being around people who understand. The support […]
Emmie was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia at seven. She explains how the support of the Trust helped her let go of the anger she held on to after treatment.
Little did Hannah know how the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust would transform her life after hearing the words ‘Leukaemia’.
It was hard for Ammarah sitting in hospital watching her friends’ Snapchat stories while she was receiving chemotherapy for Hodgkin Lymphoma, but the Trust help her feel part of something again.
Nathaniel had treatment for Lymphoma as a child. But after experiencing Late Effects into his 20s, he found the support of the Trust invaluable.
As you can see from this video, Trust trips can help you overcome feelings of loneliness and isolation. Giving you, the opportunity to share personal experiences and worries, you can open up to others who have been through the same […]