Michelle was diagnosed with AML (Acute Myeloid Leukaemia) back in July 2007 and since then has had two stem cell transplants. Michelle talks openly and honestly about the impact her diagnosis, treatment and transplants has had on not only her […]
Youthhealthtalk.org features over 200 clips from interviews with young people talking about their experiences of cancer. All interviews are by Oxford University and aim to cover everything that young people with cancer go through; from early symptoms to treatment, recovery and […]
jimmyteens.tv very own live debate took place on Tuesday 28th June 2011. In this debate the topic for discussion was late effects and survivorship issues which the audience of ex-patients and professionals shared their experience.
Peter shares with us his very personal experience of how he dealt with his body changing during treatment for a brain tumour. From massive weight gain to massive weight loss, and the problems caused by such quick changes.
We catch up with Peter days after his recent op however the operation isn’t the main topic of discussion – Poogate is! Follow up appointments and bandages are off and for the first time Peter gets a glimpse of how […]
Here we see Peter show a more serious side to himself in an open and honest film about his upcoming operation – a chest operation to remove his “moobs” after having putting so much weight on with steroid treatment before […]
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.
Kelly Denver and Faye Lilley give a highly insightful talk on sexuality and body image, bringing to light the pressure, through images we see all around us, to look and act in a certain way. Relating the discussion to their […]
Coverage from “The Way Forward” weekend, designed for patients who have finished their treatment and would like to discuss some of the issues faced afterwards, as well as specific topics such as body image, nutrition, education and employment. It’s not […]
Sarah Houghton, Young People’s Social Worker for Clic Sargent, gives an insightful talk on Sexuality and Body Image at the Winter Education Day, covering a wide range of sexual issues faced by young people during and post treatment.
As part of the Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Services, this video openly discusses the effect cancer can have on personal factors such as fertility, sexual activity and relationships. Four former patients honestly share their experiences of problems faced throughout […]
In the second of Nick’s films, we hear how, despite having his life turned upside down by treatment, he has tried to keep things as normal as possible, even managing a pint after his first chemo session! Soon realising a […]