Just three days after Grace, 23, gave birth to her son Austin, she found she couldn’t walk properly. She had previously had a benign tumour on her thigh but six weeks after the birth the doctor said 'it's cancer'.
Imogen was diagnosed with cancer when she was four years old, after developing an ache and a lump in her stomach. Mum Miranda said: "The moment of diagnosis was a complete shock. It felt like falling off a cliff."
Stacie’s son Lucien was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma - a cancerous tumour - in May 2015 when he was two years old. Here Stacie explains how their CLIC Sargent Social Worker Judith at Sheffield Children’s Hospital is helping them cope with cancer and its treatment.
Seb was diagnosed with bladder and prostate cancer at just 18 months old. His family was supported by CLIC Sargent while he underwent treatment.
TJ, 22, was told ‘it’s cancer’ after he’d been experiencing pain in his head and neck for several months. He lost his job and found treatment hard to cope with. He was supported by CLIC Sargent Social Worker Sam who stepped in to provide expert care and support.
Madison Joyce was diagnosed with stage three breast cancer aged 22. Now 25, she is cancer-free, and in May 2017 came second in the final of the Miss Staffordshire competition, going on to compete at Miss England. But as far as she's concerned, she's not an inspiration, she's just living her life.
Keen golfer Chris was 19 when he was diagnosed with bone cancer in his leg, and treatment was tough. But his CLIC Sargent Social Worker Karen helped take some of the hassles of cancer away. Chris is now an ambassador for CLIC Sargent and has set up his own blog to help other young people facing cancer.