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 […]
Skyle is off sailing with the fantastic Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust onboard Scarlet Oyster.
We asked our filmmakers how does cancer impact on your relationships with past, present and potential partners.
Shelbee talks about how not been able to do the things she loves is the worst part of treatment but talks about how funny it is to be able to “high five” people who have the same cancer at FYSOT.
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 […]