Samantha was diagnosed on her 21st birthday. A surgery was scheduled, and she spent 6 weeks waiting and in pain until then. She was very unhappy during her treatment, until she met others her age who had cancer. Samantha is […]
Rachelle was experiencing pain for a while before she was told about her diagnosis. She struggled to understand her condition at first. She believes she was blessed to have the time to see how she needed to change her life; […]
Rachel was recently diagnosed, as she put off seeing a doctor because her job had very limited health care benefits. Rachel was on a floor of old people, and therefore didn’t leave her room during her hospital stays. She had […]
Jordan has a block of memory missing from when he was on lots of pain medication. Since he finished his treatment, he has been looking to get his life on track by going to college, and taking better care of […]
Jaden was working a lot before her diagnosis, and she put off seeing a doctor for her knee pain. She was stuck indoors throughout her treatment, and found it upsetting to see younger children in pain. She soon realised that […]
23-year-old Catrin Pugh was a normal young girl with her dreams and life in front of her, until in an instant everything changed forever. In 2013 she sustained horrific burn injuries but has beaten all the odds to astonish medical staff, […]
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.
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 […]
Rebecca tells us about the five signs of cancer which are persistent/unexplained pain, lump (bumps or swelling), significant weight loss, extreme tiredness or changes to a mole. Rebecca also talks about how important it is to visit your GP if […]
Shelbee discusses life after cancer treatment and talks about how people presume once in remission everything is back to normal!
Keely was pregnant with her son when she first started noticing that she was bleeding and started to have pains in her back and stomach. Despite being checked numerous times, Doctors misdiagnosed Keely with an inflamed cervix but Keely was […]