In this film, we hear Tania’s experiences and how it changed her life. Describing the build up to diagnosis, and different situations, Tania explains the symptoms she experienced, and the treatment she received, and the impact it had on her.
Uli describes what his health condition is. He is now happy and enjoying life, after he met others his age who have been through similar experiences. Before, he felt isolated and alone, as no one could understand what he was […]
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 […]
Steven remembers his diagnosis being very fast and he felt overwhelmed. He reached out to some of his school friends when he felt alone, which made him realise who he could rely on. He learnt that he would have to […]
Payton was used to being in control of his life, and therefore struggled with knowing he could not control his condition. He realised that half of the battle was mental. Payton stays positive and pushes through his treatments.
Mackenzie describes how her treatment makes her feel toxic. She didn’t know anyone who she could talk to about her upcoming treatments. Mackenzie fears that her cancer will come back, and feels a lot of doubt surrounding her future.
Lucas was diagnosed in high school, and he spent his 18th birthday in the hospital. He remembers feeling awful during his treatment. Lucas sees his cancer as a lesson, which has made him into a better person.
Larry was diagnosed at 23, although his cancer is usually classed as a childhood disease. He was used to moving around a lot, and after his treatment he found walking difficult. Larry realised he was a lot stronger than he […]
Keaton got a job at Disneyland when he was diagnosed. He felt awful during his treatment, and was very scared during this. He enjoyed visiting Disneyland on days he was stressed, and he now sees his beating cancer as his […]
Karla remembers her diagnosis, and recalls being shocked and scared. She needed help doing most things in her daily life, but this was upsetting as she was a teenager and wanted to gain independence. Karla knows how important it was […]
Julia is only 14, and she at first struggled to understand her diagnosis. She spends her time recording her journey through treatment online. Julia’s family, friends, and religion helps her keep her spirits up and keeps her positive.
Joey was treated at a children’s hospital at 18, and was the oldest person having treatment. He felt like he was alone in the hospital, as everyone was younger than him. He had to learn to walk again, and finds […]