Raeanna was a volleyball player when she was told she had a bone tumour. She recalls her first round of chemo, and how she realised her life would be completely different after her treatment. She decided she had to live […]
Toxic positivity this week.
Emma talks through how her life had to effectively stop whilst she was going through the diagnosis period. She says she “blocked out” the feelings, and often zoned out while she was in the hospital, and didn’t have much knowledge […]
Diana talks about how she didn’t allow herself to be worried at first, as she felt she had to be positive to get through her treatment. She missed a lot of time at school and felt alone during her time […]
David felt like his independence was removed by his cancer diagnosis. He talks about how he didn’t want to explain to people his age about his diagnosis. David realises the importance of having goals for the future to help him […]
Daniel was diagnosed at 16, and recalls doctors telling him his tumour could have been growing for around 5 years. Daniel takes a positive outlook on his treatment, and his nurses say he should have his own talk show. He […]
Cookie has had cancer 4 times, and is now fully cancer free. She was first diagnosed at 2 years old. During her treatment for her cancer at 9, she was stuck in her room for 66 days after a bone […]
Brendan’s friend and mother talk about his diagnosis process, which began on Christmas Eve. His mother says that Brendan was concerned about his quality of life. She says that his friends were very dedicated to helping him stay positive and […]
Party time! Here we have Saturday’s photo booth from FYSOT OVER 18s 2017
Check out Friday’s photo booth from FYSOT OVER 18s 2017 with a hero & villain twist!
Other people make assumptions based on our title, our illness, our gender, our race. Staying true to yourself can be hard work. Sometimes we limit the way we express ourselves because it just seems easier to be and do what […]
100,000 young people are living with, and beyond, cancer in the UK but what is it like to be on the other side of a diagnosis and when you are beginning to put your life back on track? Following his […]