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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.

Supporting LGBTQ+ young people with cancer

We’re proud to fund staff across the country who work hard to support LGBTQ+ young people with cancer. Here’s why that’s important, and what it looks like in practice.

Lisa: What I learned about nutrition and cancer during chemo and radiotherapy

Lisa, who was supported through cancer treatment by our team in Edinburgh and is also a qualified nutritionist, explains how her eating was affected during chemo and radiotherapy, and shares some top nutrition advice for other young people.

Yoga for beginners: how yoga can help during cancer treatment and for general health

Learn about the mental and physical wellbeing benefits of yoga for young people going through cancer, and follow along with a relaxing 30 minute yoga session for beginners.

Michelle: Cancer, LGBT relationships, identity and fertility

Michelle’s currently having treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and shared her insights about going through cancer as a young person from the LGBTQ+ community in these brilliant videos.

Kaleb: My hospital visit during coronavirus for a brain tumour MRI and check-up

In June, Kaleb from our Youth Advisory Group shared this fantastic blog on his experience of visiting hospital for a brain tumour MRI and check-up during the coronavirus pandemic, and his advice if you’re anxious about a hospital visit of your own.

Pineapple tacos: a great recipe to help with taste changes during chemo

Chef Ryan Riley shows you how to make pineapple tacos: a quick and easy recipe that’s especially good if you’re struggling with taste changes as a side effect of cancer treatment.

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