Our Stories, videos and podcasts .

People with salivary gland cancer's from the UK and further afield share their stories.  From initial diagnosis and treatment, to getting on with life afterwards, they explain more about what living with SGC means for them.  You can also watch the videos and listen to the podcasts of presentations and discussions with our speakers.

Ruth's story

Ruth on life with ACC, her treatment for lung metastases and how she likes to keep up with all the latest research.

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Wendy's story

Wendy on her radiotherapy treatment for ACC, living with necrosis, and why she finds the SGC UK meetings a support.

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Barry's story

Barry on having ACC in the trachea, how to navigate the NHS, and how he found being part of SGC UK transformative.

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Ian's story

Ian on being diagnosed with ACC, how he managed work and treatment and dealing with radiotherapy.

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Sarah's story

Sarah on her diagnosis of ACC in the trachea, her carbon ion treatment in Heidelberg and why supporting research is important to her.

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Alison's story

Alison on being diagnosed with ACC after going to the doctor with frequent sore throats, and how she managed to continue eating through 30 rounds of radiotherapy

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How can I best support my mother?

Talking on behalf of her mum and about caring for her mum, Kiran’s story is about how difficult it is when everyone is hiding their feelings and essentially putting on a brave face

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Jade's story

Jade, diagnosed at 27 with Acinic Cell Carcinoma when she was pregnant, shares her story.

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