Chris had volunteered to join the military in Afghanistan when he was diagnosed. He remembers his weight loss and constant cough feeling normal, as he was getting used to his new lifestyle. He believes that a positive attitude is the […]
Jo discusses how she took on her “tough” identity, until she started losing her hair, which made her feel very separate and different compared to other people her age. She lost most of her friends from school, making her feel […]
Second part of Ruth’s story, this time Ruth talks us through her experiences of having chemotherapy and its side effects.
Shelbee talks about her ups and downs with food and her weight, including talking about her chemo cravings!
Filmed in February 2014. Peter FINALLY starts chemotherapy, something of which he’s been anxious to start. We hear how the first cycle of chemotherapy is going and how Peter forgot how much chemotherapy can wipe you out but Peter being Peter […]
It’s time to look back at some older footage from Shelbee back when she was on chemotherapy. We see what a typical chemo week was like for her including trouble sleeping, watching films and going snack shopping!
We hear from Frankie and Rhiannon who talk about their experiences with brain fog or as some of you may know it as chemo brain! Frankie also gives some handy advice on how to deal with chemo brain. For those unfamiliar with […]
Professor David Walker talks about Intrathecal Chemotherapy which is a way to give chemotherapy directly into the CSF via a port. Professor Walker explains how they are currently using this method of treatment on brain tumour patients and how they […]
Time to meet Belfast patient Conor McKenna who shares advice on how to cope with chemotherapy and it’s effects.
It’s a combination you wouldn’t think would work together, but as this video highlights, energy levels permitting, a bit of gentle exercise during chemotherapy can have a wide range of benefits. With many reasons for keeping active, including motivation, boredom […]
After receiving his fourth chemo and experiencing bad nausea, we follow Aaron as he has his fifth treatment, getting an insight into what a typical “chemo day” is like for him. Surrounded by friends and family, Aaron’s younger sister Jessica […]