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 would like to thank Sue Sadler, the Trustees and supporters of the Claire Sadler Trust Fund for donating the funds held by the charity on its closing this year.  The Fund wanted to give the leftover balance to a charity, which has a shared vision of supporting teenagers and young adults with cancer in the provision of support holidays – fortunately for us Youth Cancer Trust was chosen as the beneficiary charity!  The funding will help sustain the charity moving forward and has helped provide income at a time when it is very much needed.  Thank you.

Sue Sadler, Trustee and Founder of The Claire Sadler Trust Fund says “We spent many months looking into various charities to see which one we would like our sponsors’ donations to …

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