Former cancer patients taking the inspiration out of cancer and bringing you real life candid experiences

Interview: Kimia Etemadi

Content warning: This blog post talks about mental health, OCD, anxiety, survivor’s guilt and death. Welcome to an introduction to the Candid Cancer Collective team! What is the specific type of cancer you had/have, and at what age were you first diagnosed? I had Burkitt lymphoma, a fast-growing and aggressive type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. My …

Interview: Cait Wilde

Content warning: This blog post talks about mental health and disability. Welcome to an introduction to the Candid Cancer Collective team! What is the specific type of cancer you had/have, and at what age were you first diagnosed? I had Acute Myeloid Leukaemia/myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) in May 2018, when I was 17 years old. I’m …

Interview: Brontë Palmer

Content warning: This blog post talks about mental health, anxiety, body image and suicide. Welcome to an introduction to the Candid Cancer Collective team! What is the specific type of cancer you had/have, and at what age were you first diagnosed? I had Acute Lymphoblastic Lymphoma (ALL) which is a form of fast-growing, aggressive non-Hodgkin …