Sam talks to us about his diagnosis of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia and how he has dealt with the treatment so far. Sam gives tips on taking tablets as well as talking about how it has affected his education and family.
“Patients Teaching Professionals” provides an intimate insight from AYA patients into how they want to be treated and understood by their care providers. The advice and stories from the Tacoma AYA Oncology Council reflects the challenges of all AYA patients globally […]
Payton was used to being in control of his life, and therefore struggled with knowing he could not control his condition. He realised that half of the battle was mental. Payton stays positive and pushes through his treatments.
Ceili was first diagnosed at 16, and therefore missed out on a lot of time at school studying. She took time away from treatment and went to college, but realised life was not going to be the same. Ceili struggles […]
Ben discusses how he was first diagnosed at 16, and how he at first struggled to understand his diagnosis. He was separated from his life for a year, which he sees as a huge part of his identity, as he […]
Ashley was just coming out of her shell before her diagnosis. She realised that her life was now subject to limits, as she was at the hospital most of the time. Ashley felt that she was left out of her […]
We revisit some of Ellie’s YouTube films. This film shows us how Ellie is coping with cancer treatment as well as continuing her education. If you would like to see more of Ellie, please visit her YouTube page here.
Filmed as part of 2017’s One Week In Cancer here is the second part of Ellie’s week! Ellie is feeling a bit under the weather which she explains it’s because the longer she’s on treatment, the more it’s starting to affect […]
Filmed as part of 2017’s One Week In Cancer JTV Cancer Support’s regular filmmaker Jess shares with us her week. Jess is now five years out of treatment and at university but explains how she still struggles with the after effects […]
Filmed as part of 2017’s One Week In Cancer. Here is the first part of Ellie’s week. The countdown is on as Ellie only has one cycle left of her maintenance chemotherapy. Ellie also explains how she’s currently repeating a […]
It’s day two of One Week In Cancer (Tuesday 31st January 2017) where we get a glimpse of what is happening in the lives of our filmmakers.
We asked YOU to show us what One Week In Cancer is like for you! Here’s a snapshot of what happened during Monday 30th January 2017.