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54% of UK cancer deaths are from rare and less common cancers (cancers other than bowel, breast, lung or prostate). Despite this, rare and less common cancers are underrepresented and underfunded across all areas, including policy, services and research.  The Tom Bowdidge Youth Cancer Foundation is a member of Cancer52 which is an alliance of…

Entering the workplace

Entering the workplace One of Tom’s greatest concerns was how he would get back into the workplace following his cancer diagnosis.  What would employers say about his long period of time away from work or study? Would they want to employ him at all if they knew he had had cancer?  These were concerns not…