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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Ross Simpson, has now completed the most incredible challenge of running from Canterbury Cathedral to Palermo Cathedral in Sicily – 1,800 miles (3,000k)… That’s 71 marathons in 93 days!
Ross – we are so very thankful and overwhelmed by your amazing achievement. You have raised over £7,000 for the Trust, which pays for 14 young cancer patients to spend time at our house in Bournemouth. THANK YOU 🙂
You can still donate here >>> https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/uktosicily
Ross’s story…
“On the 1st of May I embarked upon the most dangerous journey of my life. I ran through the gates of Canterbury Cathedral, bound for Palermo Cathedral, Sicily. To get there I’d have to run almost 3000km, or around 71 marathons in 93 days.
My aim? To raise money and awareness for the brilliant and underfunded charity – Youth Cancer Trust.

Carrying my …

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