By Natalie King and Tom Bale Bournemouth’s 102nd mayor, Cllr Chris Mayne, has been sworn in during a colourful mayor-making ceremony held at The Pavilion this morning. However, residents from Bournemouth seem none the wiser about this historic role. The Mayor is the First Citizen of Bournemouth and represents the Council, all political groups and the […]
It may seem that you can get cancer from just about everything these days!
However, not everything you hear about cancer is true.
Watch the slideshow below to dispel some of these cancer myths!
What if you were one of the 7 young people diagnosed with cancer everyday in the UK?…
How would it affect your life? Would you worry about your hair falling out? How would you tell your friends?
Watch the video below to hear young people diagnosed with cancer share some of the challenges they faced as a result of the disease.
Get clued up about cancer!
Scroll over the bullet points to the left of the questions below.
Scroll over the different parts of the body below to find out about the most common cancers in young people.
Would you know what to do if a close friend of yours got cancer?
Richard Burnett lost his best friend to cancer when he was 17 years old.
Listen to the podcast below to hear his story.
How would you feel if you got cancer during your education? What if you couldn’t go to prom? Or take part in sports or school productions?…
That’s what happened to Ellie Harris.
When she was aged 16 Ellie was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer.
Now aged 18 and a young cancer survivor, Ellie shares her personal story and explains how having cancer has affected her plans for the future.