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My YCT holiday reminded me it is enough to just be yourself by Freya

I was diagnosed with Acute Promyelocytic Leukaemia in May 2018 and started intensive chemotherapy straight away. My world quickly shrank. After one of my longer stints in hospital, I remember going into town with a friend. I felt completely overwhelmed, like a fish...

Matt Johnson Donates Royalty Payment to Youth Cancer Trust

What a superstar!!! Youth Cancer Trust Ambassador, Matt Johnson, music producer and keyboard player and co-writer in legendary British funk band Jamiroquai, has been hugely generous in donating his first royalty payment from his super funky solo album ‘With the...

A New Venture for the One Legged Warrior

Inspiring amputee boxer, Rob Franks, aka ‘One Legged Warrior’ was due to take part in Box Beats Cancer in March. Part of a White Collar Boxing event, the wheelchair boxing match was set to be the first of it’s kind in Dorset. Speaking on an ITV news interview Rob said...

Our YCT guests refusing to let lockdown get them down.

Fun packed, adventure holidays by the sea are just part of what we provide at Youth Cancer Trust. A vital part of our work is creating the opportunity for young cancer patients to meet and share their stories, creating lasting friendships and supporting each other...

Facial Hair Fundraiser – our Ambassador Braves the Shave

Our Ambassador and friend, Joe Musker, has been supporting the Trust for over 15 years. A former professional drummer for Dead or Alive, Joe combines his musical expertise and his devotion to supporting young people, by hosting an annual Drumming4Life fundraising...
Digital Magical Paint Pour Workshops

Digital Magical Paint Pour Workshops

Local artist Harriet Sheppard, brought a sprinkle of magic to our YCT guests, as she hosted an online paint pour workshop, wearing her fairy wings, and accompanied by her dog ‘Mouse’. She approached the Trust at the start of lockdown, wanting to support our guests as...
Youth Cancer Trust Wins Silver in the Charity Film Awards

Youth Cancer Trust Wins Silver in the Charity Film Awards

Members of Youth Cancer Trust and those involved with the making of Dance Beats Cancer, a film created to depict the journey of a young person from diagnosis through to reaching a place of support and recovery, attended the 2019 Charity Film Awards in London. Youth...
Youth Cancer Trust is a Finalist in the 2019 Charity Film Awards

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...
Book your 2019 Holiday now!

Book your 2019 Holiday now!

We are now taking bookings for Youth Cancer Trust holidays for 2019, so if you are aged between 14 and 30 living with cancer or the after effects of having had cancer, you are eligible for a free activity holiday in Bournemouth at Tracy Ann House. You can also bring a...