Francesca was diagnosed with leukaemia aged 14. She was treated on the Teenage Cancer Trust unit at Leeds General Infirmary, where the support she received made a world of difference for her and her family.
The original version of this film was due to be unveiled as part of the charity's annual week of fundraising gigs at the Royal Albert Hall in 2020, before these were cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. It finally made its premiere once the shows returned in March 2022, with an added update from Francesca two years on.
Every day, seven young people aged 13-24 hear the words “you have cancer”. They will each need specialised nursing care and support to get them through it. We’re the only UK charity dedicated to meeting this vital need.
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