Tiara was diagnosed at 23, and her first few weeks were difficult because she was dependent on other people for just simple tasks. She liked to visit places where people didn’t know she had cancer. Tiara found it hard to […]
Karly had to move closer to the hospital after her diagnosis. She struggled with being separated from her friends and watching them have fun without her. Karly felt like people her age did not understand what she was feeling.
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 […]
Brittany was diagnosed at a time when her friends were experiencing a typical teenage life. Seeing her friends and family in pain made her want to get through her treatment even more. She believes her cancer has made her stronger.
“It felt like someone had taken your life away and put it in a box and kept it, for 18 months” is how Laura felt going through her cancer treatment. Laura fills us in on what’s been happening since she […]
Mhairi gives us some excellent tips on how to make the most of your thin hair including using coloured dry shampoo, hair extensions and uses of a hairband. A real must watch film!
It’s time for a catch up with Steph who is all happy, happy, happy as she has now returned to university and started her maintenance treatment which balancing the two seems to be quite manageable for Steph. We hear how […]
Part 2 of Laura’s video diary sees her explaining how her family and friends dealt with her diagnosis, as she takes time to read out some of the many letters and cards sent to her in the beginning. As Laura […]
17 year old Josephine is on her 4th week of chemo after diagnosis of Osteosarcoma.
Your hair may be dropping out, so make the most of it while you can.
The 20th anniversary of trips to Avon Tyrrell, an activity centre where patients can get together and take part in various team building activities – and build their strength.
Milissa goes to get her hair styled, and explains her own private experiences with her leukemia, and how losing her hair was hard to go through.