Katie’s story: “Your whole life changes, it’s like a pivotal point in your life, and everything from that moment is different.”
Callum and Nanette’s family were supported by CLIC Sargent when their daughter Katie was diagnosed in 2017 with Undifferentiated Neuroendocrine Carcinoma, a cancer that’s incredibly rare in adults, but even rarer in children. Very sadly Katie died aged 17 last September. Here Callum and Nanette share Katie’s story.
Diagnosed with cancer a few weeks before lockdown, Sachin talks about juggling treatment with shielding and school work
Isabella finished her last round of chemotherapy on the day the country went into lockdown and has yet to ring the end of treatment bell
Rosie and her Mum, Claire, struggled with not being able to see friends and family due to lockdown when Rosie was told her tumour was growing again
Ethan’s story: ‘In the space of 48 hours we went from Ethan playing with his mates on the beach to being told he’s got cancer’
Ethan passed away last November after being diagnosed with a tumour on his brain stem in Summer 2019
17 year old Josh used a grant to buy a laptop to help him with his engineering studies
Our Thrive Not Just Survive grant for young cancer patients, in association with our partner Societe Generale, is back and open for applications. There's lots of different ways you can use the grant to reach your career or educational goals, just like Shellbie, 24, did last year.
This Thursday Kira will be receiving her A-Level exam results. Due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, this results day is unlike any other.
Lois’s story: “The hardest was when I was in hospital, when I was really ill and I just wanted to cuddle her.”
Lois was diagnosed with neuroblastoma at 19, after months of back pain so painful she couldnt lift her baby daughter
Oliver’s story: “The support from CLIC Sargent was vital, we couldn’t have functioned without it. No family should have to face cancer alone. We know what a difference the vital emotional, financial and practical support can be.”
Mark and Donna’s family were supported by CLIC Sargent when their son Oliver, was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2010, and with soft tissue sarcoma in 2018. He sadly died aged 15 last year. Here, Mark and Donna share their story.