Listen to the Chasing Rainbows theme song and read the lyrics.
Learn about other resources for young adults at Chasing Rainbows Young Adult Cancer Advocacy
to the online home of
Chasing Rainbows: Young Adults Living With Cancer
upbeat documentary film Chasing Rainbows - Young Adults Living
With Cancer, is a dynamic, intimate portrayal of six young
are living life while fighting for it. With passion
laughter, the six participants provide a unique and refreshing
perspective about what it is like to live with cancer when you are
young. See an 8-minute trailer for the film on YouTube.
they discuss: Fear, Anger, Finances, Sex, Infertility, Family
Relationships, Death, Faith, and the Future. Their stories provide
invaluable information, inspiration and hope - not only for other
adults facing life-threatening illness, but also their families,
friends, caregivers and medical support teams.
could relate only too well to the ever-shifting phases of fear,
anger, hope and sadness...I felt as though I was at a support group
meeting, nodding along with the survivors in the film - people who
truly get it.
DuBois, 25 year old cancer survivor
Chasing Rainbows: Young Adults Living With Cancer is directed and co-produced by Pat Taylor on behalf of her daughter Sara Taylor Gibson, and features animation by Derek Cummings, evocative original songs by Michael Booth Palmer (who also co-produced) and underscoring by Edward Henderson.
Visit the Background page for the story of the film and the people behind it . Click on News & Events for details of upcoming screenings, or to find out how you can buy a copy of Chasing Rainbows: Young Adults Living With Cancer. All proceeds from DVD sales go to the BC Cancer Foundation to fund research and support programs for young adults living with cancer.