Being diagnosed with cancer is one of the most harrowing experiences that a person could ever go through. Yet due to the current pandemic, this moment is being being made even more devastating, as young people, between the ages of 16 to 25 are receiving the news they have cancer alone.
And young patients are being forced to face treatment, scans and hospital appointments by themselves. In a poll by charity, CLIC Sargent, it was discovered that 90 per cent of young people had experienced treatment alone in hospital due to coronavirus.
As a result, the charity have teamed up with the Teenage Cancer Trust to launch the Hand2Hold campaign to urge the Government to ensure that all young people have somebody by their side during treatment andRead more on mirror.co.uk