Jeremy’s Story: “I love swimming, reading, acting, and looking after my two younger sisters. I want to be a doctor when I grow up. I am more than my cancer.”
Jeremy is sharing his story for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. He has a big voice and he wants everyone to hear him. Because Jeremy is more than his cancer. #MoreThanMyCancer
Sumayyah’s story: “I love dressing up like a princess but I’m no typical fairytale princess. I am more than my cancer.”
Sumayyah is sharing her story for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. She has a big voice and she wants everyone to hear her. Because Sumayyah is more than her cancer. #MoreThanMyCancer
Ainsley was diagnosed with a brain tumour at 21 while in the third year of university - with the support of his social worker, he went back to uni and completed his degree
Jody’s story: “The experience left me reeling, forever changed.” From two weeks to live to publishing a memoir…
Jody was diagnosed with a rare form of leukaemia in 1991 when he was just 17. Now years on, he has written a memoir about his experience and he's shared an extract with Young Lives vs Cancer.
Aleesha was diagnosed with leukaemia at 13 years old - her family stayed in Jean's House to be closeby during treatment
Leon, 3, was diagnosed with Wilm’s tumour in November 2020 after his Mum, Kasia, spotted a lump while he was having a bath
Emmett's family were able to stay in a nearby Home from Home while he was having treatment
Harris' family were able to stay at the nearby Young Lives vs Cancer Home from Home after he was diagnosed with wilm's tumour
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.