Naz recalls pretending that everything was normal on the day of her diagnosis, and being unsure about her treatment plan. She felt as though she was too young to make such big decisions about her life. However, she began telling […]
Isaiah remembers volunteering at the circus just before his diagnosis. He decided that he wouldn’t let his cancer beat him. Isaiah doesn’t want his cancer to have changed his life forever, and knows he has to keep fighting.
Caitlin recalls her friends not believing that she had cancer, and that they did not have a very good reaction. Caitlin was isolated from her friends, and began feeling angry towards her situation. After this, she changed her angry or […]
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 […]
We hear from Abigail and Peter who talk about what they found frustrating and angering during treatment. Peter felt like certain health professionals were treating him as a bunch of symptoms rather than a person, whereas Abigail struggled with “Why […]
Regular to jimmyteens.tv Katie but first time speaker at Find Your Sense of Tumour talks about her cancer diagnosis of Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia.
Toni received treatment on an adult chemotherapy ward where she felt she was always seen as a talking point to other patients with her being so young compared to other people. Toni talks openly about how her cancer and treatment […]
Excerpt from Chasing Rainbows: Young Adults Living With Cancer, an upbeat documentary film featuring 6 young people who are “living life while fighting for it.” For more info, visit the Chasing Rainbows channel on jimmyteens.tv or www.chasingrainbowsproduction.com.
It’s nearly two years to the day since Alice was first diagnosed and although she finds herself in a similar situation treatment wise, she is more determined than ever. As radiotherapy on her head does its job, Alice’s hair begins […]
19 now, Prince was diagnosed at 14 with a few years off he relapsed at 17. Here he talks about how he dealt with the diagnosis.