Josie taking part in Spinnaker Sailing on a Youth Cancer Trust holiday Josie, our daughter, had her 3rd pituitary brain tumour in 1999. Because she was then totally blind and with short term memory problems I was with her in the ward at Bart’s Hospital as a carer. A rather
The Youth Cancer Trust has made several international friends over the past couple of years through social media. A few months ago we met Amy through Twitter having read one of her blogs and thought that her experiences were so very similar to the ones we hear about regularly at
On behalf of us all at the Youth Cancer Trust, I am delighted to be celebrating 15 years since the Trust was founded in October 1997. It seems many moons ago when Sir John Scott MBE and I set about the hard work in creating a charitable service based on
25 intrepid skydivers took part in a Mass Skydive at Salisbury Airfield earlier this year raising sponsorship for the Youth Cancer Trust. One of the 25 was Thomas Green who kindly wrote an article about his experiences skydiving for the Trust. Thomas is a regular visitor to Bournemouth based Youth
24 year old Jen Bayley is from Stockport and has been to stay at the Youth Cancer Trust a few times during her treatment for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (All) and whilst she is now in remission. I was diagnosed in February 2007 with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL). I was 19
20 year old Warren Wilson, from Leicester, recently stayed at the Youth Cancer Trust for the sixth time. Warren was diagnosed with a brain tumour in September 2003. Warren has kindly agreed to share his story… ““I had been feeling unwell for quite some time. I kept being sick, my
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