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The Department of Health and Social Care announces new Children and Young People Cancer Taskforce

Tuesday 6 February 2024

The establishment of the Taskforce comes after almost two years of campaigning by Young Lives vs Cancer and Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG), who together have been calling on UK government to implement a dedicated Children and Young People’s Cancer Plan.

Young Lives vs Cancer appoints new Director of Income Generation

Monday 22 January 2024

Dominique Davis will take up her new role at the end of January

A photo of Dominique, her head is slightly tilted to the left and she is smiling at the camera.

Ted Lasso star Phil Dunster takes on TCS London Marathon for children’s cancer charity and cause close to heart

Friday 12 January 2024

An image of actor Phil Dunster holding a Young Lives vs Cancer t-shirt outside Paul's House, one of Young Lives vs Cancer's Homes from Home.

Cancer, healthcare and children’s charities ask Department of Health in Northern Ireland to reconsider hospital parking consultation

Monday 8 January 2024

Young Lives vs Cancer and 16 other charities ask Department of Health in Northern Ireland to reconsider consultation for hospital car parking charges

Young Lives vs Cancer responds to the Scottish Government’s annual budget for 2024-25

Wednesday 20 December 2023

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.