Geraint’s daughter Cerys was diagnosed with an aggressive bone cancer three years ago. She was treated on the Teenage Cancer Trust unit on the Birmingham Children's Hospital. Geraint is sharing his story this Father’s Day to help people understand how Teenage Cancer Trust is helping support parents like him
Without my cancer journey, I may never have become a proud member of the LGBTQ+ community
Georgina was 22 when she was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma. She was treated on the Teenage Cancer Trust unit at Addenbrooke's Hospital and received mental health support during and after treatment from her counsellor, Jo.
Andrew (23) was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia aged 19. Alongside his treatment, he received mental health support at the Teenage Cancer Trust units at the Beatson in Glasgow and the Edinburgh Western General.
Michelle's complex and gruelling treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma left her with nightmares of being paralysed.
After finishing her treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma, Beth’s mental health worsened as she became terrified her cancer would return.
Catherine was 19 when she was diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumour in her appendix. She was treated at Antrim Area Hospital and was helped by Kerrie, the local Teenage Cancer Trust Nurse.
Dionne was 24, pregnant with twins and had two older children when she first started noticing pain in her leg. She was eventually diagnosed with osteosarcoma and had to have her leg amputated.
Tegan had just started at university when she was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma. She was treated on the Teenage Cancer Trust unit at St James’s in Leeds.
Harvey’s professional rugby career was cut short when he was diagnosed with a type of cancer called small round cell desmoplastic sarcoma. He was treated on the Teenage Cancer Trust unit at the Royal Marsden Hospital in Sutton.