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Listen up! The voices and experiences of young cancer patients, and their families, need to be heard by government and decision makers across the UK to make sure they get the support they need. We make this happen.

We carry out and support robust research into issues affecting young cancer patients, so we can campaign with them for positive change.

Cancer and Coronavirus – As tough as it gets

Around half of young people with cancer and parents found it hard to cope with the impact of the COVID-19...

Hand 2 Hold

Young Lives vs Cancer, alongside Teenage Cancer Trust, is supporting young people (over 16) who have had to go through...

World Social Work Day

Young Lives vs Cancer Social Workers are here to help families face everything that cancer throws at them.

Our cancer costs campaign

The financial cost of cancer in children and young people can be devastating. It's not right.

Our campaign for government funding

We launched a campaign for  government funding to ensure our vital work can continue.

What about me?

We’ve always said we want to reach every child and young person who needs our support. Now we mean business....

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Join our cancer costs campaign and help us fight for change.


Research projects which aim to improve the lives of young cancer patients and their families.

All Party Parliamentary Group on Children, Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer

Raising awareness of the issues affecting children, teenagers and young adults with cancer and their families in Parliament.

Children and Young People with Cancer Coalition

A CEO-led charity coalition of 14 founding organisations.