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Cancer, school work and coronavirus: 10 tips from a teacher

Coronavirus has made education more challenging for everyone – but for young people going through cancer, a lot of the disruption is nothing new. English teacher and Teenage Cancer Trust volunteer Bethan has shared some brilliant tips to help you keep learning and keep up with school work.

Setting yourself new goals after cancer

Life coach Steph Davies covers how to set achievable, meaningful goals to get you where you want to be. We’ve taken the info on this page from our online workshop, originally broadcast live in August 2020.

Cancer conversation cards to help you talk to friends and family

For those times during treatment when you’ve got something to say but don’t feel like talking – here are some handy graphics you can share with friends and family instead.

Black History Month resources

A selection of the best films, documentaries, books and podcasts to check out this October for Black History Month.

10 tips for coping with a cancer relapse

After facing cancer relapse, Kathryn, 22 and from Gwernaffield near Mold in North Wales, gives us her tips as she goes through treatment for a recurrence of Hodgkin Lymphoma.

Breathing exercises to help you manage anxiety and relax

Complementary therapist Helen has kindly shared some breathing exercises to help you relax if you’re feeling anxious. Listen along and give them a try!

That time of year: your cancerversary and your mental health

Kaleb from our Youth Advisory Group shares his blog post about how to manage your mental health when different times of the year bring back difficult memories after cancer, something lots of people like to call their ‘cancerversary’.

Keeping up support for young people amid changes in the hospital

Youth Support Coordinator Caroline, based on our unit at Weston Park Hospital in Sheffield, spoke about how she and her team have supported young people with cancer through the coronavirus crisis.

Supporting young people in the coronavirus crisis

Sue, Teenage Cancer Trust Nurse Consultant in Leeds, and Rob, one of our Youth Support Coordinators in Liverpool, spoke about the extra challenges young people with cancer have faced in this difficult time, and how our services have adapted.

The challenges and surprising positives of lockdown

Youth Support Coordinator Lois, based in Leicester, spoke about how she’s supported young people through cancer treatment and isolation in the coronavirus crisis.

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