Karla remembers her diagnosis, and recalls being shocked and scared. She needed help doing most things in her daily life, but this was upsetting as she was a teenager and wanted to gain independence. Karla knows how important it was […]
Grace was diagnosed with bone cancer. We hear from Grace herself and her family who share their experiences of having a cancer diagnosis within the family.
Mum Helen shares how her daughter was diagnosed while out in Australia. Helen also speaks about how her daughter’s cancer has affect her and her family.
We hear from Steven who talks about how his life has been impacted since his brother’s cancer diagnosis.
15 year old Tom and mum, Harriet talk about Tom’s brain tumour diagnosis and treatment. Tom and Harriet also talk about how they’re are now looking into changing Tom’s diet and trying the Ketogenic Diet. ***Please speak with your GP/Care Team […]
18 year old Alex first thought something was seriously wrong with him whilst doing one of his GCSE exams, Alex was later to have an MRI which discovered a brain tumour. We hear how Alex dealt with his diagnosis with […]
At aged 11, Rachel was diagnosed with a brain tumour, Rachel talks about how the support of her family and friends really helped her. Rachel explains how “Gertrude – The Brain Tumour” went away, but recently “Gertrude” has reappeared but […]
Ruth was travelling around South America when she started to experience pain and numbness down her left leg. Originally health professionals thought Ruth had an ovarian cyst but after numerous tests and complications of a diagnosis of Histoplasmosis, it was […]
Nick talks about how he was diagnosed with testicular cancer (or stegosaurus and triceratops mixed with a bit of venus fly trap as Nick likes to call it!) but rather than getting upset about his diagnosis he turned to his […]
Here we are introduced to 19 year old Millie who explains how she was diagnosed with a hereditary condition called Cowden’s Syndrome which can increase the risk to certain cancers. Millie then chats about how she was later diagnosed with Thyroid […]
Filmed as part of JTV Cancer Support’s One Week In Cancer 2014. Daniel was 16 years old when he was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma after originally receiving a diagnosis of growing pains from his GP. Daniel talks about the lead up […]
When Zeena was 18 she was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Zeena talks about her symptoms pre-diagnosis and talks about how her family including her sister Dana who is a Doctor, suspected something serious was wrong with Zeena but at the […]