Sharing your story often helps

Here families, young people with cancer and researchers share their blogs with us and hope to inspire people to contribute to a better future for our children.

Want to share your story? Please email stories@childrenwithcancer.org.uk

Patient Blogs


Advice from a childhood cancer parent

Finding out your child has cancer is one of the worst things that can happen...

Communicating through a communication passport

A communication passport is a way of supporting a vulnerable person with communication difficulties when...

Childhood leukaemia – Guilt

I had been telling people how lazy Andrew was because he often refused to walk....

From a childhood cancer survivor

Darren had Acute Myeloid Leukaemia in 1996. Since recovering from cancer, Darren is now married...

Mrs Brown's blogs

Mrs Brown’s Blogs - an honest and frank account of life, family and education. Her...

Kids of the wild

Connecting kids with the great outdoors. Family blogger, Adventure inspiration, childhood cancer, nature, jobs and...

Dear Childhood Cancer Parent

My son, Justin, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia on January 17, 2016. I have...

Got To Run Mum

I’m Terri - mum to two brilliantly bonkers children, actor, director, business owner, wannabe personal...

Sukistar

The whole process of dealing with a cancer diagnosis can seem utterly terrifying and incredibly...

Supporting children through radiotherapy

Hello! My name is Lobke and for the past 15 years it has been my...

Blogs about my daughter, Vega

Vega was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) in 2012. By June 2014 she had completed...

Blogs about my son, Ollie

Ollie was diagnosed with an “unusual” combination of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) and acute myeloid...

Blogs about my daughter, Alice

Alice was diagnosed with high-risk neuroblastoma, with MYCN amplification in 2019, a week before her...

Mental Health Awareness Week

Abbie is mother to Bella-Rose, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia when she was...

Team Jess - my sister

My name is Oliver Weaver (AKA King Cuber, AKA brother to the best sister in...
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