We’re a national charity based in Bournemouth

Meet people like you! Youth Cancer Trust provides support and free activity holidays for young people (aged 14 to 30) diagnosed and living with cancer or any malignant disease, from anywhere in the UK and the Irish Republic, or who are patients of any UK hospital.

Holidays are also available for young people who have been in remission for up to five years or who are living with the late effects of having had cancer as a teenager or young adult. If you have any queries about our services, please telephone 01202 763591.

Groups of 8 are made up of similar ages and groups can also be made up of friends you made in hospital. We are open all year round and are based at Tracy Ann House in Bournemouth, Dorset.

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Wen and Dani

Ceinwen (“Wen”) from Cardiff

3 years ago, my world was turned on its head.

I was diagnosed with a rare illness called Very Severe Aplastic Anemia – I heard Anemia and thought ‘oh I just need some more blood and I will be fine’- turns out it was a lot more serious…

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A Review of Dance Beats Cancer by Maria A. Ero.
What’s happens when you bring together an eclectic mix, of professional, semi-professional, and aspiring performers, with  diverse techniques and musical styles?
You end up with:
‘Dance Beats Cancer’  by Youth Cancer Trust
A night of dance, music and magic!
Thursday 6th October was the official launch night for YCT’s Dance Beats Cancer’s music video…
Backstage, a score of musical performers were waiting to take to the stage, practicing steps to routines, putting last minute touches to hair, costume and make up…
AND they did not disappoint.
Host Ashley Knight took to the stage to warm up the audience and introduce the acts.
Mad 4 Dance took to the stage first with their Street Dance mash up of b box, hip hop and break beat musical styles. Dance crews Passion, Rockit, Shokk Waves, and Shake, all followed suit with their musical mash ups too.
On a more classical note, dancers from …

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