Category: Young people
Hiral was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia when she was 21. She shares her story and how she'd like to raise more awareness in her community.
In July 2017 Mark was diagnosed with myasthenia gravis, a chronic neuromuscular autoimmune disease, after noticing difficulty with moving his muscles in the right way.
In 2016, just after her 18th birthday, performing arts student Crystal was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, bone cancer.
Maisie was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma at the start of her third and final year of studying for a history degree.
Jody, a mother of two, was 22 when she was diagnosed with cervical cancer. After treatment shrunk a tumour on her cervix, Jody had a hysterectomy, leaving her infertile and going through early menopause.
Harry was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia aged seven. Hear about his and Floppychops' story from their mum.
For Libby, what started as a sharp back pain after a music festival, eventually led to a diagnosis of a malignant tumour of her spinal cord.
Lucy was diagnosed with cancer and started chemotherapy just a few days before her 16th birthday. Her mum Claire shared her story with us.
Seren started feeling unwell during her first year at university and thought it was due to going out too much.
Tom was diagnosed with a brain tumour aged three and went through treatment, which successfully got rid of the cancer. Aged 22, Tom relapsed after a large tumour was found in his head. He had an operation to remove the tumour, and then went through months of radiotherapy and chemo – his most recent scans show no sign of the tumour.