Migration impacted upon some people’s experience of cancer. In both cases, the participants had migrated (at least in part) because they were lesbian or gay and/or to avoid homophobia. The clips presented below help demonstrate the practical and emotional difficulties that can be experienced in these cases.


Adam has a diagnosis of lymphoma. He is from Columbia but has lived in the UK for many years, but talks about some of the difficulties that being a migrant has caused him.



Laetitia had breast cancer afew years ago. She is from South Africa, and talks about the difficulties that this created.