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Ammarah, Walsall 

"Because they did so much for me, I wanted to raise some money for Teenage Cancer Trust to say thank you."

Hodgkin lymphoma

Demi, Articlave 

"While I was going through cancer, I just wanted to protect my family from my worries and the worst of my treatment."

Hodgkin lymphoma

Natasha, Bridgend 

"A lot of my school friends at the time wanted to bubble-wrap me and they questioned what I should be doing"

Hodgkin lymphoma

Natasha, Glasgow 

"I thought 'yeah, I have cancer but my name isn't cancer'."

Hodgkin lymphoma

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

Amy, Cambridge 

"Sometimes it's good to have a cry or be sad, but keep positive. It gets better."

Hodgkin lymphoma

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

Alex, Bedford 

"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."

Hodgkin lymphoma

Steph, Crewe 

"At Find Your Sense of Tumour I felt normal for a change, and really happy"

Hodgkin lymphoma

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