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Anna talks about YCT

Anna – Talks at Rotary Conference in Torquay The Rotary Club in Torquay was attended by 1000 people and the conference theme was ‘Youth’. The Youth Cancer Trust Events & Fundraising Coordinator, Derek Smith was invited to speak about the work of...

Melissa’s Story

Melissa – Youth Ambassador Download the application form Radio Interview with Melissa  16 year old Melissa from Walthamstowe, who has enjoyed a YCT holiday 3 times over the past few years, has agreed to be the Youth Cancer Trust official youth...

Kieran’s Story

YCT – Increasing the age range Last year the Youth Cancer Trust increased the age range it provides its holidays for. The increase now includes young adults up to the age of 30. “Youngsters who had been enjoying a holiday at Tracy Ann House in the past were not...

Laura

Laura – Survivor & Volunteer I stumbled upon the Youth Cancer Trust charity two years ago when I moved to Bournemouth for my first job. Having grown up in a village community, I thought that volunteering would be a great break from work and maybe help me to...

Read Kirsty’s Story

Kirsty – Her Story Kirsty Harrison from Midlothian, who is just 19 years old, stopped breathing on a recent night out with her friends. “I never ask for my dad but I did this time, it was so frightening I just couldn’t breathe, my dad came immediately and I was...

Laura’s Story

Cancer coming back plays on my mind all the time, but being at YCT helps me forget about it for a while.  I don’t have to explain anything about my cancer here, everyone understands. Says Laura Howe, aged 21, from Middlesbrough. Laura is staying at YCT for a holiday...

Kirsty Edwards

Kirsty Edwards , aged 18, and her fiancée Daniel Clarke, age 19, from Coalville, Leicestershire, recently stayed at the Youth Cancer Trust for the very first time.  Kirsty found out about the charity when she saw a leaflet in the Oncology Department in Leicester Royal...