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.
Daniela, 21 was diagnosed with cancer in August 2020 and talks about how friendship and gratitude helped her through her cancer journey.
Stefan, 23 was diagnosed with cancer last August, during the pandemic, and talks about finding strength and staying positive throughout his treatment.
Grace, 21 was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma after finding a lump on the side of her neck. She talks about what got her through her toughest times.
Jane’s World Cancer Day story – “I still don’t know where that strength came from but as Josh’s Mum I had to protect him and there was no other choice”
Jane’s son Josh was three years old when he was diagnosed with cancer, and ahead of World Cancer Day she’s been reflecting on finding strength during the most difficult times.
Fox was diagnosed on Christmas Day last year, after his Mum noticed red spots on the backs of his legs
Isla’s story: “All that matters for us is that all four of us are together because last year we were in hospital”
Isla spent Christmas in hospital last year but her family were able to spend the day together at a nearby CLIC Sargent Home from Home
Merryn’s story: “Without CLIC Sargent I think we would have been wandering around in a state of shock for some time”
Merryn's family were supported by a CLIC Sargent social worker after she was diagnosed with a brain tumour and cancer of the nervous system last year
Lucas’ Story: “I asked what the chances were of it being benign, but they said 0.01%. It was all such a shock”
Lucas was 3 when he was diagnosed with Wilms tumour. He initially responded well to treatment but a scan revealed he had relapsed. He rang the end of treatment bell in 2017.