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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


Blogs about my daughter, Alice

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

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...

Childhood leukaemia – Guilt

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

Communication Passport

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

Coping strategies for trauma

This is part of a self-help leaflet or book that I have been meaning to...

Dear Childhood Cancer Parent

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

Five ways you can help a friend

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

From a childhood cancer survivor

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

Got To Run Mum

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

Kids of the wild

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

Mental Health Awareness Week

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

Mrs Brown's blogs

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

Sukistar

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

Supporting children through radiotherapty

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

Talking about cancer

Penny have lost six relatives to cancer. Both sides of my family have suffered very...