- Two-time cancer survivor Brad Gudger launches new app to combat loneliness amongst young people with cancer.
- In first few day’s cancer community support app 'Alike’ had over 1,000 sign ups.
- Brad used experience of working with the Teenager Cancer Trust, NHS England, and the United Nations to build Alike.
- Research shown loneliness increases likelihood of mortality by 26%. New app is about stopping that loneliness and giving people the space to talk through experiences to those others that understand.
A two-time cancer survivor has launched a new app to help combat loneliness amongst young people with cancer. Brad Gudger, 27, founder of pioneering cancer community support app “Alike” was first diagnosed with Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia in 2013, aged 19. Following treatment, the disease relapsed and required more extreme treatment.
While he was isolated in a hospital ward awaiting a bone marrow...