John Barlow

John's - Story John Barlow, aged 23, from Shrewsbury in the West Midlands, came to stay at YCT for the 5th time this year. John first came to YCT in 2004 after finding...

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Donate your old or scrap car

Giveacar and make a difference to the Youth Cancer Trust. Giveacar offer a simple, free service and they do all the work for you. Every car has a value, whether it's...

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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

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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What is Youth Cancer Trust?

The Youth Cancer Trust is a charity based in Bournemouth. It provides support and free, activity-based holidays for young people living with 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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