Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Awareness Month Stories

James' story

James Laiolo, a third-year medical student at Exeter University, was diagnosed with Burkitt’s lymphoma aged 21.

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Morven's story

Dr Morven Brown, a health psychologist and childhood cancer researcher at Newcastle University, was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma aged 23

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Richard's story

Richard Storry, 30, was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma in November 2010 when aged 17.

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Yami's story

Yami was diagnosed with Hogdkin lymphoma in July 2021, when aged 18.

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Ellie's story

Ellie Waters, a medical student at Keele University, was diagnosed with alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma aged 14.

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Ross' story

Ross Long was 16 years old when diagnosed with abdominal B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma in 2013.

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Kiya's story

Kiya Kanani was diagnosed with stage four Hodgkin lymphoma in 2021 when aged 15.

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Mila's story

Mila Rundic was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma in September 2022 when she was 19 years old.

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