Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Awareness Month Stories

Ellie's story

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

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Matteus' story

Matteus Irso-Coombes, Community Fundraising Coordinator at TYAC and its sister organisation Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG), was diagnosed with leukaemia aged 24.

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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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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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