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Nick, Bristol  

"I think it hit my family a lot harder than it did me and my mum cried. I couldn't really believe it and I just asked when I could go back to school."

Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)

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)

Robert, Hampshire 

"The day the doctor discovered the cancer, he told me that if they had caught it just 3 days later then there was a chance I would have had a stroke or died. It was really frightening."

Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)

Luke, Essex 

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

Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)

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)

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