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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 and campaign for young cancer patients to create positive change.

Running on empty

Children and young people with cancer and their families are #RunningOnEmpty because of travel costs. Sign our petition.

Cancer costs

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


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

Our Call for a Children and Young People’s Cancer Plan

We're calling for a Children and Young People’s Cancer Plan, so that the unique needs of children and young people...

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...

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.

Coalitions and campaigns we are part of

Young Lives vs Cancer is part of a number of external coalitions and campaigns.