A group of patients from Northampton, discuss their opinions on important topics surrounding TYA cancer. Second, in the Kitchen Comforts series is Talking WARDS, a very important subject as every patient knows.
Gemma has always had a passion for running and even when she was diagnosed with Stage 3 Burkitt’s Lymphoma, Gemma still wanted to keep running as running kept Gemma motivated and focused. Gemma talks about how she ran the Great […]
It’s time to revisit the FYSOT chair and hear about all things teenage cancer!
Paralympic swimmer Giles Long MBE had dreams of competing at the Olympic Games as a child but after a diagnosis of Osteosarcoma a type of Bone Cancer and having to have a metal prothesis in his arm put an end […]
Teenage Cancer Trust’s Nigel Revell interviews Joe Twyman who was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia, Joe received intensive chemotherapy and bone marrow transplant at UCLH. Joe talks about how he’s now a racing car driver and talks about life after […]
Before Nathan was diagnosed with Burkitt’s Lymphoma he had been studying overseas and having the time of his life in Canada and Germany. When Nathan came back to Australia he started experiencing tiredness and after numerous appointments, blood tests and […]
Steph was originally diagnosed in 2009 with an Ewing Sarcoma, Steph had to go through intense chemotherapy and radiotherapy before she was given the all clear. Steph started to get her life back on track but unfortunately Steph relapsed and […]
Stacy was diagnosed at 21 years old with an aggressive primitive neuroectodermal tumour back in 2007 after months of visiting her GP with symptoms of passing blood and a large lump on her side. Stacy eventually requested an opinion from […]
Faye had to spend three days in isolation on Christie’s Young Oncology Unit, somewhere were she was used to seeing as an outpatient but not as an inpatient. Faye explains the difference between being treated on an adult ward to […]
Daniel, Holly, Amy and Wen aka The Cardiff Crew takes us through their experience of having cancer treatment and been treated on a Teenage Cancer Trust Unit. We hear about their best moments on the ward, their blossoming friendship, their […]
Originally broadcast on 15th February 2011. This debate focuses on how 19 – 24 year olds that have been diagnosed with cancer may have a choice about where they can receive their care. For more information – www.nhs.uk/young-cancer-care
Another open and honest film from Toni who talks about her low points of treatment – feeling alone, feeling like everyone was talking about her and feeling like a freak show as she was the only young person on an […]