Photo of our client Stewart in a cafe

Stewart’s story

Stewart was diagnosed with cancer shortly after his father passed away. Penny Brohn UK helped him deal with his grief and shock at being diagnosed. Stewart and his wife, Marlene, really appreciate that they can receive support together.

Photo of our client Mike holding his grandchildren

Mike’s story

Being diagnosed with cancer was the start of a rollercoaster for Mike . But having support from Penny Brohn UK, right from the start, was helpful when everything else was unknown.

Photo of our client Paul in black and white

Paul’s story

Paul’s life has changed in so many ways since he was diagnosed with cancer. Penny Brohn UK helped him focus on himself and he has become passionate about living well with a cancer diagnosis and using his experience for good. 

Margaret’s story

Margaret was treated for breast cancer at GenesisCare and was supported by Penny Brohn UK to manage the side-effects from treatment and help her relax. She found her clinical needs and holistic needs were completely looked after.

Stomp is back!

Last year over 400 walkers took part in Stomp, a six-mile sponsored walk in aid of Penny Brohn UK. Five Stompers tell their story.

Our client Victoria and her husband Stephen at a wedding

Victoria’s story

Victoria’s husband, Stephen, became seriously unwell following a rare side effect of chemotherapy. Support from Penny Brohn UK at GenesisCare helped Victoria improve her own wellbeing after such a traumatic experience.

Photo of our client Susan on the beach

Susan’s story

Susan took part in MoonWalk in memory of her mum who had died of breast cancer. When Susan was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010 she attended a regional Living Well course.

Photo of our client Abi and her husband Mike in the Penny Brohn garden

Abi’s story

Abi called the Penny Brohn UK helpline when she was struggling with side effects from chemotherapy. Penny Brohn UK gives Abi another source of support and someone to turn to.

Fiona’s story

Fiona’s son, Tom, was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia when he was travelling. Tom’s diagnosis and treatment put a huge strain on the family but Penny Brohn UK helped keep them together and gave them the resources to cope.