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Caitilin, Rotherham 

"When they told me, they said, “We’ve found a cancerous tumour, do you know what that means?”

ovarian cancer

Natasha, Glasgow 

"I thought 'yeah, I have cancer but my name isn't cancer'."

Hodgkin lymphoma

Charlotte, Leeds 

"We've been through an awful lot together, he's been by my side from my diagnosis right through to me getting the all clear, graduating, and getting my first job as a solicitor."

soft tissue sarcomas

Sam, Leicestershire 

"As much as you are devastated inside, people are there for you. They want to help, they want to listen."

Bowel cancer

Daisy, Suffolk  

"It was when they said the word 'cancer' that it hit me. I felt numb"

Hodgkin lymphoma

Will, Barton-upon-Humber 

"My Teenage Cancer Trust Youth Support Coordinator, was always asking if there was anything me or mum wanted or needed"

soft tissue sarcomas

Alfie, Suffolk 

"The Teenage Cancer Trust unit I was treated on was a true life saver for me"

Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL)

Jessica, Lincoln  

"I had just turned 19 and just come back from a family holiday when I found a lump in my neck, but I didn't think much of it..."

non–Hodgkin lymphoma

Jade, Nuneaton 

"The Teenage Cancer Trust unit was amazing. I don't think I would've been able to cope with my diagnosis and treatment if I wasn’t on such an incredible ward"

Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL)


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