What cancer were you diagnosed with?

CNS Brain Cancer


What helped you to thrive?

Going back to university to finish my degree has helped me to move on with my life and push the diagnosis to the back of my mind. Blogging about my treatment helped me to put my worries down on paper and then forget about them.


Ben's Story

Most of the difficulties in my cancer journey were prior to being diagnosed. Two years of misdiagnosed symptoms left me an anxiety addled wreck. Following being diagnosed with a brain tumour I have had subsequent surgery which has left me feeling pretty well. However, supposedly there is a limited time with regard to how long that can continue.

Going back to university to finish my degree has helped me to move on with my life and push the diagnosis to the back of my mind. Blogging about my treatment helped me to put my worries down on paper and then forget about them.

I'm involving myself with Trekstock and the Network to join like-minded people in similar situations, and both give and receive support and advice. To read Ben's blog click here.