Nada remembers that her hair loss was a key moment in her treatment journey. She was the oldest person having treatment in her hospital, which meant she didn’t have people her age to talk to. Nada moved schools, as she […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Antonio talks through his diagnosis whilst playing his music. He was told that he’d have to give up most of what he enjoyed about his life. He uses music to express his new identity. Antonio wants to live everyday happily.