Each person whose life has been affected by cancer has a different story to tell.
Scroll down to read, hear, and view the personal stories told by patients and carers. Our thanks go to those who have been willing to share their stories to encourage early diagnosis and ensure better outcomes for others affected by cancer.
Cancer Champions stories
Would you be able to spot the possible early signs of cancer in a friend or relative?
Below you can read stories from those who have attended a Cancer Champions awareness session and find out how they’ve used their cancer knowledge to help save lives. If you’ve also attended a session and would like to share your story, click here to visit our contact page.
NHS Targeted Lung Health Checks – Patient Stories
NHS Targeted Lung Health Checks can help to save lives through earlier diagnosis of lung cancer and other conditions. Read and listen to some of the stories from people that have benefitted from the Lung Health Checks so far.
To hear more stories from local people who have experienced cancer, listen to the You CANcervive Podcast created by Yorkshire Cancer Community in partnership with the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Cancer Alliance. Hosted by cancer survivors Arzoo and Rob, the podcast aims to make cancer an everyday conversation.
To listen, please click here or search ‘You CANcervice Podcast’ on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or Amazon Music.