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Adam, Cornwall 

"Being on a Teenage Cancer Trust unit makes the treatment a lot easier. You can tell the care is focused around you as a person."

testicular cancer

Holly, Wiltshire 

"Cancer is a massive thing to happen to you when you're so young. You're just starting your life and then something hits you and it just completely knocks you back."

non–Hodgkin lymphoma

Amy, Cumbria 

"The unit was absolutely brilliant – I can’t fault it at all."

bone cancer

Toby, Stratford-upon-Avon 

"I lost a lot of confidence and found it extremely difficult to hold a conversation with someone, without talking about cancer."

Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL)

Annie, Harrogate 

"My Youth Support Coordinator, Nicky, is like my guardian angel"

Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL)

Steph, Crewe 

"At Find Your Sense of Tumour I felt normal for a change, and really happy"

Hodgkin lymphoma

Phil, Dunfermline 

"I thought it was a cruel prank I was expecting Ashton Kutcher to open the doors to tell me I’ve been Punk’d."

Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL)

Heena, Bristol 

"I felt alone isolated and I also struggled with food and I got quite upset a lot of the time."

Hodgkin lymphoma

Rhiannon, Bristol 

"Teenage Cancer Trust gave me the chance to be a normal teenager for the first time, showed me that I wasn't alone, and helped me to build lasting friendships."

Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)

Luke, Kent 

"I appreciate the little things in life. The 'good mornings', the random phone calls, silly laughs. All sorts, just little things mean the world now!"

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