"I thought 'yeah, I have cancer but my name isn't cancer'."
"It was when they said the word 'cancer' that it hit me. I felt numb"
"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."
"Sometimes it's good to have a cry or be sad, but keep positive. It gets better."
"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."
"Having cancer is such a life changing experience. It is only once you finish your treatment that you have the time to take into consideration everything you have been through."
"At Find Your Sense of Tumour I felt normal for a change, and really happy"
"I felt alone isolated and I also struggled with food and I got quite upset a lot of the time."
"On chemo days, I always knew there would be something to enjoy, whether it was seeing someone, playing pool, or enjoying some jukebox music"
"My diagnosis was so vague, there was no mention of the word 'cancer' at all! I didn't really understand what was wrong with me."