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Cancer Type

Phil, Worcester 

"As soon as I heard the news I threw up from shock.”

Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL)

Madeleine, Cambridge 

"Being treated on the Teenage Cancer Trust ward was a lifesaver. It felt like it was my sanctuary and I never felt out of place"

Hodgkin lymphoma

Harry, Bognor Regis 

"I hope more people choose to run for Teenage Cancer Trust as they provide the best possible care for young people, like me, before, during and after cancer. They’re amazing."

testicular cancer

Neil, Gloucester 

"Don't take life for granted. I hope to inspire people to never give up even in the toughest of situations."

brain tumours

Luke, Essex 

"Thank god for Teenage Cancer Trust - they have provided me with everything I need."

Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)

Rosalie, Lymington 

"At times we completely forgot I was in hospital."

soft tissue sarcomas

Laura, Hertfordshire 

"I was treated on the Teenage Cancer Trust ward at Addenbrooke’s Hospital. Everyone was so kind and you kind of forget why you’re actually there!"

soft tissue sarcomas

Ali, London 

"I would tell other young people who are diagnosed with cancer not to be too scared because you have Teenage Cancer Trust to help you with your treatment."

Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)

Shelbee, Bedfordshire 

"The staff were brilliant - they make you feel the most important person in the world."

Phoebe, Hull 

“Getting sunburnt was stupid”

skin cancer

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