Personal stories

Children & young people

Read and listen to personal stories from people who have been affected by lymphoma and learn how they have coped with diagnosis, treatment, caring for a loved one and living with and beyond lymphoma.

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Seren, diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma, talks about the challenges of getting a diagnosis. 

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Beverley and Jensen

Beverley talks about her son's diagnosis of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. 



At the age of 19, while preparing to return to her second year of university, Mila was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma. She tells us about her experience of diagnosis, treatment, and the process of coming to accept lymphoma as part of her.

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15 year-old Alfie shares his experience of being diagnosed with stage 4 Hodgkin lymphoma at age 13.

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Maddie, 17, talks about her diagnosis of Hodgkin lymphoma at age 16. She shares the approach she took to managing her studies and social life.

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Lyle talks about his diagnosis and treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma.