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Natalie’s Story

Natalie - her story On the 5th January 2001, when I was 12, I was diagnosed with Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). I had been ill for months, with dramatic weight...

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Run for YCT

Running, fun runs, marathons, triathlons... Take part in any running event and raise sponsorship for YCT at the same time. We will help you with information,...

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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...

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Melissa’s Story

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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. ...

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What is Youth Cancer Trust?

The Youth Cancer Trust is a charity based in Dorset. It provides online support and free, therapeutic wellbeing holidays for young people living with and beyond cancer in the UK or Ireland.

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A break from cancer

Are you (or do you know someone who is) a young adult living with cancer? We provide an opportunity to have fun and chill out in a safe environment with others who understand what it’s like.

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