Teenagers (2001)

Film details

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    2001

  • Type

    Television

Synopsis

The second programme in a six-part series which features the personal experiences of both patients and staff at University College of London Hospital - one of the country's leading specialist cancer centres. Tells the stories of three young men being treated for cancer at UCLH, the first UK hospital to open a ward devoted to teenagers with cancer: one with a rare bone disease diagnosed when he was 19 undergoing chemotherapy; a 15 year-old with soft tissue cancer who, after a foot amputation, refused further treatment when the disease spread to his lungs; and a young man who, four years ago, at the age of 17 had two operations and chemotherapy for a leg tumour.

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