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Young Lives vs Cancer chosen charity for this year’s Mirror Christmas appeal

Sunday 3 December 2023

Throughout December, Mirror readers will learn of the support Young Lives vs Cancer provides to children and young people with cancer and their families and be invited to donate towards their Christmas fundraising appeal.

Young Lives vs Cancer responds to Autumn Statement

Wednesday 22 November 2023

Young Lives vs Cancer sees Autumn Statement as a missed opportunity to provide better financial support to children and young people with cancer and their families

Young Lives vs Cancer responds to 2022 Under-16 Cancer Patient Experience Survey results

Wednesday 8 November 2023

Young Lives vs Cancer to close Oxford Home from Home

Thursday 2 November 2023

Young Lives vs Cancer, has announced its Home from Home in Oxford, CLIC Court, will close, subject to consultation with directly impacted staff.  The decision comes after the charity identified other accommodation available on site at the local hospital which is well suited to the needs of families of children with cancer. 

JD Wetherspoon reach £22million fundraising milestone for young people with cancer

Monday 18 September 2023

Staff from JD Wetherspoon pubs across the UK have raised £22million for their charity partner Young Lives vs Cancer

Young people with cancer deliver petition for help with travel costs to treatment to 10 Downing Street

Thursday 14 September 2023

Young people with cancer knock on the door of 10 Downing Street to deliver Young Lives vs Cancer's petition for a Young Cancer Patient Travel Fund

Holly Willoughby launches t-shirt for Young Lives vs Cancer

Friday 8 September 2023

TV presenter Holly Willoughby has joined forces with Young Lives vs Cancer to launch a limited-edition t-shirt. The t-shirt’s design centres on a message of love and will be available for a month from Friday 8 September during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

Charity finds having cancer adds almost £700 a month to outgoing for young cancer patients and their families, and for majority this coincides with significant loss of income

Tuesday 5 September 2023

Young Lives vs Cancers launches new Cancer Costs report

“It was costing us £52 in parking for a few days” Charity finds two thirds of young cancer patients have to pay for hospital parking

Tuesday 29 August 2023

Young Lives vs Cancer launches new report into the costs and impacts of parking on young people with cancer and their families when travelling for cancer treatment

Young cancer patient Vic having chemotherapy at the hospital