Tom works in the Media Volunteer Liaison team, speaking to people affected by cancer across the UK to help raise awareness of Cancer Research UK’s work and campaigns. Tom joined the charity in 2007 after 9 years as a journalist on consumer magazines and at BBC News Online.
This Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we caught up with families who have been affected by children’s and young people’s cancers to find out how COVID-19 has impacted them and their loved ones.
We caught up with 4 people with cancer during the pandemic, including Sarah, who’s waiting to hear when her surgery can go ahead.
We spoke to Siobhan, Nikki and Jessica about their experiences of childhood cancer.
Earlier this month, Public Health England published a long-awaited report confirming that COVID-19 is disproportionately affecting Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities. We spoke to Anisha and Alfred about the findings.