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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

Daisy, Suffolk  

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

Hodgkin lymphoma

Wendy, Perth 

"I really do think every young person who is diagnosed with cancer deserves to be supported by Teenage Cancer Trust - they really do make all the difference. The support I received has completely changed my journey and they are a large part of why I am still around today."

Hodgkin lymphoma

Sam, Birmingham 

"Finding out you need treatment for cancer is scary and frightening for anybody, but especially so when you are a teenager, and at the very beginning of your adult life. This is why Teenage Cancer Trust is such a vital organisation, because they give support to teenagers during some of the worst times of their lives, and make sure that they are not alone."

Georgie, Preston 

"Even though I wasn't being treated on a unit, I was assigned a Teenage Cancer Trust team who would come out to me, both at my local hospital and at home."

Hodgkin lymphoma

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

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)