Nísa’s story: “Both my experiences as an LGBTQA+ person and my experiences as a young person with cancer come with a degree of isolation”
This Pride Month, Nísa, 22, from Northern Ireland, is sharing her story and cancer journey.
When Lauren was diagnosed with leukaemia in 2018, her and her family stayed in a nearby Young Lives vs Cancer Home from Home and again when she relapsed a year later
Sophie’s story: “I don’t know what we would have done without that, it is just so invaluable for parents”
Sophie and her Mum stayed at a Young Lives vs Cancer Home from Home during her radiotherapy treatment in London
Samuel’s story: “I just asked if it definitely was, if they might have mistook it for something else”
After noticing bruises all over Samuel's legs, his parents rushed him to the doctors and within a few hours he was diagnosed with leukaemia
Dionne’s family faced the toughest challenge imaginable when her son Sammy was diagnosed with cancer aged 16. Here Dionne’s shares Sammy’s story and talks about why she has decided to leave a gift in her will to CLIC Sargent.
Lucy's younger sister Sophie was diagnosed with anaplastic rhabdomyosarcoma, a very rare cancer, in 2020. As part of Siblings Day, Lucy shares her feelings in a letter to Sophie.
After being diagnosed with Ewing's Sarcoma in May 2018, Neepy sadly died in July 2020 at home with her family
George, 20, was on his own when he heard the news his oesophageal cancer had returned and that he would need further treatment.
At just 22 years old, Shauna faced the news she had womb cancer without a hand to hold; she also underwent life-changing surgery, alone.