Young person on stage at Teenage Cancer Trust's event for young people who have had cancer Find Your Sense of Tumour

Find Your Sense of Tumour

Find Your Sense of Tumour is a weekend event for young people who’ve had cancer. It’s a chance to connect with others your age who’ve been through something similar, build your confidence, try new things and have a laugh.

About the event

Find Your Sense of Tumour (FYSOT) is your chance to spend a fun, informative and inspiring weekend with other people your age who’ve had cancer too.

Take part in activities, speak to like-minded people, watch inspirational talks and build your confidence after treatment. There’s also plenty of time to relax and unwind.

If you’re aged 18-27

Thank you for your interest in attending Find Your Sense of Tumour over 18s 2022. Pre-registration for this event is now closed

Our next over 18s event will be in Autumn 2023. Keep an eye out on our social media channels and website for more information.

If you’re under 18

Our next event for you will be in July 2023. We’ll share information on this page nearer the time.

Who can attend? 

If you want to come to Find Your Sense of Tumour over 18s, you must:

  • have been diagnosed with cancer (or still on active treatment) on or after your 13th birthday
  • be aged between 18 and 27 by 28 October 2022
  • have received two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine / 1 dose of Janssen or be medically exempt (with support from your consultant) by 12 October 2022
  • have finished active treatment within the last two years, or be on maintenance treatment.

People who have had a bone marrow or stem cell transplant must be at least one year post-treatment before attending and have completed their post-transplant routine vaccination program.

There are some exemptions that will be made for young people on maintenance treatment or palliative-stage patients if your treatment team feel it will be appropriate for you to attend. Get in touch with [email protected] if you would like to know more.

And if you’d like more information about Find Your Sense of Tumour please read our frequently asked questions.

I left feeling a lot more confident both to go and talk generally with people who I hadn’t met before, but also to open up about what I had been through.

Georgie
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How do I apply? 

Thank you for your interest in attending Find Your Sense of Tumour over 18s 2022. Pre-registration for this event is now closed

Our next over 18s event will be in Autumn 2023. Keep an eye out on our social media channels and website for more information.

 

Frequently asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions for parents and guardians