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Christmas will look different this year, but it'll still be special 

Isaac, 15, was diagnosed with a brain tumour aged 11. He was helped by Teenage Cancer Trust at Birmingham Children’s Hospital.

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My mum probably saved my life by insisting I went for an eye test 


Charlie (19) was diagnosed with a brain tumour after suffering from severe headaches for six months. She was treated at the Teenage Cancer Trust unit at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

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“It’s fine to feel sadness, just as it is to feel joy.” 

Kaleb, from Birmingham, was diagnosed with a pilocytic astrocytoma (a type of brain tumour) after experiencing a brain haemorrhage when he was 14. He was treated at Birmingham Children’s Hospital.

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“Because of Teenage Cancer Trust, I realised that I wasn’t alone.” 

Egon, who lives in London and is originally from Brazil, was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2017, and has been supported by Teenage Cancer Trust throughout his treatment.

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