Stem cell transplant patient

…you are 23 years old, you’ve come through a stem cell transplant and are now being cared for by your mum and dad.  Dad is unemployed and mum is not earning a fortune.  Caring for their son’s basic hygiene needs is getting difficult as your home takes a bashing by such serious illness.

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Jade Clarke – British U17 Champion in Women’s Foil

…Jade Clarke…….. aged just 17 years old and already in team GB.  Jade is British Champion at Under-17 level in Women’s Foil. ...

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Let’s get cooking!

…in the past year you have watched your child undergo treatment for a brain tumour, then a stem cell transplant. To add insult to injury, your cooker catches fire rending it...

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A small request

…you are a 23 year old young man, making your way in the world as a trainee baker.  You live with your girlfriend and all is going well.  Then you are diagnosed with lymph...

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Keeping an 11 year old in touch

…you are only 11 years old – which might be hard to imagine!  But then imagine you have a rare brain tumour.  You miss school and all your friends.  You spend hours on ...

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Leukaemia halts degree course

…aged 20, you are about to return to Edinburgh University for the third year of your law degree when you are diagnosed with leukaemia.  You obviously have to stop your cour...

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Essential travel for young cancer patient

…being 23 yrs old, being diagnosed with cancer and simply being unable to afford to make the 35 mile round trip, multiple times a week, to hospital for your treatment.  Che...

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