Youthhealthtalk.org features over 200 clips from interviews with young people talking about their experiences of cancer. All interviews are by Oxford University and aim to cover everything that young people with cancer go through; from early symptoms to treatment, recovery and […]
February 26th 2004 will be a day Tom will forever remember, it was the day he found out he had Hodgkin’s Lymphoma – Stage 1a. At 18 years old he was just your typical student enjoying life and was in […]
Dan Savage was diagnosed with testicular cancer in 2003. During his treatment at St. James Hospital – Leeds, Dan who was studying for an Art degree at the time went on to draw sketches about his cancer experience. During his […]
A revealing film on the important topic that is late diagnosis, young people share their experience on how doctors continued to miss their symptoms and how these impacted on their daily lives.
Part two of Jen’s video diary sees her reminiscing on the time during her treatment, describing some of the side effects of chemo and how she coped with factors such as hair loss. Choosing the option of wearing a wig, […]
Katie takes us through the pain she was going through with her first chemo even though the medics claim it’s the ‘wonder drug’ poor Katie’s only pain free moments were in the hot bath! We meet Winnie the cat who […]
Excerpt from Chasing Rainbows: Young Adults Living With Cancer, an upbeat documentary film featuring 6 young people who are “living life while fighting for it.” For more info, visit the Chasing Rainbows channel on jimmyteens.tv or www.chasingrainbowsproduction.com.
It’s a random and humorous introduction in to the world of Zack Hagan, where he shows us, in his own unique and creative way, how treatment has affected him, as well as demonstrating how to effectively enjoy every last bit […]
This film follows the journey of Olly Rofix, diagnosed with Leukaemia in 2005. Showing the good and bad parts of treatment, including drastic weight loss and extreme side effects from chemo and radiotherapy, Olly charts his time in hospital, including […]
Here we are introduced to Christopher McKeown, currently being treated at Belfast City Hospital, who was diagnosed at nineteen with Ewing’s Sarcoma, after a series of initial pains in his arm that gradually got worse. Starting treatment straight away, Christopher […]
Diagnosed with Non Hodgkin’s Lymphoma at the end of November, here we are introduced to 25-year-old Katie Mackintosh. As she prepares for her fourth cycle of chemo, Katie explains how she is feeling and the side effects that are taking […]
After her first film “Flying Pink Ponies”, Gemma makes a return to Jimmyteens with a diary of her radiotherapy sessions, of which she will be receiving twelve in total. Gemma reports back after her first treatment, explaining some of the […]