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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Youth Cancer Trust is a Finalist in the 2019 Charity Film Awards

Youth Cancer Trust has been unveiled as one of the finalists for the 2019 Charity Film Awards.
The Charity Film Awards celebrates the effective use of video by the third sector to change mindsets, raise awareness for the charity or fundraise.
The finalists have been through two stages of judging. Fifty thousand people took part in the public voting stage to determine the shortlist. Then the Charity Film Awards panel of expert judges, which included David Eades, Journalist & Newsreader, BBC, Philip Collins, Journalist & Speechwriter, The Times and Georgina Lewis, Head of Marketing the FA, then selected the finalists.
The winners of the Charity Film Awards 2019 will be announced on 26 April at a gala ceremony at the brand new etc.venues 133 Hounsditch in central London.
“This 3.5 year project started as an awareness exercise to enable us to connect with more young people that need our help and support on their …

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