Rebecca tells us about the five signs of cancer which are persistent/unexplained pain, lump (bumps or swelling), significant weight loss, extreme tiredness or changes to a mole. Rebecca also talks about how important it is to visit your GP if […]
Filmed in January 2013. It’s treatment day for Peter as he heads to hospital to receive Gamma Knife in hope to treat his remaining tumour that was left after surgery.
Skyle is off sailing with the fantastic Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust onboard Scarlet Oyster.
Keely was pregnant with her son when she first started noticing that she was bleeding and started to have pains in her back and stomach. Despite being checked numerous times, Doctors misdiagnosed Keely with an inflamed cervix but Keely was […]
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 […]
This is why new friendships after cancer matter. The Trust’s four day trips can be transformational. It’s not about sailing, but the magic that happens when young people with shared experiences are together on a boat. Come aboard and find […]
Did you know as many as 83% of young people going through cancer treatment report feeling lonely – they feel like no one understands what they’re going through, even though they are surrounded by people they feel lonely because they […]
Dr. Bob is back, this time telling us all about Chemotherapy. If you have any further questions about your treatment plan, please consult your care team.