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Each week we’ll provide a new set of tips and resources to help you get through Monday to Friday. Read more ›

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Resources to help with mental health, nutrition, exercise, staying creative and keeping busy and entertained. Read more ›

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Supporting LGBTQ+ young people with cancer

We’re proud to fund staff across the country who work hard to support LGBTQ+ young people with cancer. Here’s why that’s important, and what it looks like in practice.

This week’s isolation life hacks

Especially if you’re self-isolating or shielding right now, this is bound to be a difficult time. Each week we’ll provide a new set of tips, resources and suggestions to help you get through Monday to Friday – and we’d love you to share yours too!

Lisa: What I learned about nutrition and cancer during chemo and radiotherapy

Lisa, who was supported through cancer treatment by our team in Edinburgh and is also a qualified nutritionist, explains how her eating was affected during chemo and radiotherapy, and shares some top nutrition advice for other young people.

Yoga for beginners: how yoga can help during cancer treatment and for general health

In this guide to yoga for beginners, yoga teachers Anna and Kat, who’ve both previously taught classes on our unit in Edinburgh, talk about the mental and physical wellbeing benefits of yoga for young people going through cancer.

Michelle: Cancer, LGBT relationships, identity and fertility

Michelle’s currently having treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and shared her insights about going through cancer as a young person from the LGBTQ+ community in these brilliant videos.

Kaleb: My hospital visit during coronavirus for a brain tumour MRI and check-up

In June, Kaleb from our Youth Advisory Group shared this fantastic blog on his experience of visiting hospital for a brain tumour MRI and check-up during the coronavirus pandemic, and his advice if you’re anxious about a hospital visit of your own.

Employability Webinars hosted by Morgan Stanley

Want advice and support on creating a CV, covering letter or interviews skills? In partnership with Teenage Cancer Trust, our partner Morgan Stanley are hosting webinars, CV checking and mock interviews.

Pineapple tacos: a great recipe to help with taste changes during chemo

Chef Ryan Riley shows you how to make pineapple tacos: a quick and easy recipe that’s especially good if you’re struggling with taste changes as a side effect of cancer treatment.

30 fun drawing prompts and art collaboration ideas

Want to get creative but not sure what to draw or where to start? Try our 30-day drawing challenge and get tips and ideas for creating art with other people!

How cancer can affect your body image

Cancer can really change your image. And when you’re young, that’s tough to deal with. But remember: you’re still you.

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