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Want to know about children and young people with cancer and their families? Well, we’ve got something to say! Our Media and PR team is available 24/7 for comment, interviews and information.

For media enquiries only, call our Media and PR team on 020 8752 2812 or email (Please note, we are only able to help with media queries on this number, for anything else please call 0300 330 0803)

Out of hours contact: +44 (0)844 848 1189

You can also check out our contacts for journalists and our Ambassadors and Celebrity Supporters page.

Young Lives vs Cancer responds to the Wales Cancer Services Improvement Plan

Tuesday 31 January 2023

The Minister for Health and Social Care has announced the Cancer Services Improvement Plan for Wales for 2022-25. Here is Young Lives vs Cancer's full response

Young Lives vs Cancer and CCLG call for a Children and Young People’s Cancer Plan

Tuesday 24 January 2023

Young Lives vs Cancer and CCLG release joint statement following an announcement from the Department of Health and Social Care that the government will develop and publish a “Major Conditions Strategy”

J D Wetherspoon and Young Lives vs Cancer celebrate £21 million raised

Wednesday 18 January 2023

National pub chain, J D Wetherspoon, have raised £21 million since 2002, for its chosen charity Young Lives vs Cancer.

A photo of Young Lives vs Cancer and JDW staff holding up big gold numbers saying 21

Building a better future for children and young people diagnosed with cancer – ground-breaking research commissioned

Wednesday 18 January 2023

Leading cancer charities Young Lives vs Cancer, the Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG), the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust, and Teenage Cancer Trust are working with Dartington Service Design Lab to better understand the needs of young cancer patients and how we can create a better future for them.


Young Lives vs Cancer responds to the 2023/24 Scottish Budget

Thursday 15 December 2022

Belfast Social Worker receives MBE for services to young people with cancer

Thursday 15 December 2022

Simon received his MBE at Windsor Castle from King Charles for his services to teenagers and young adults with cancer in Northern Ireland.

The Olwen McPherson Trust donate £300,000 to support children and young people with cancer

Wednesday 14 December 2022

The Olwen McPherson Trust has donated £300,000 to Young Lives vs Cancer, which will go towards the charity's Homes from Home service

Jean's House, CLIC Sargent's Home from Home in Southampton

Young Lives vs Cancer responds to 2021 Under-16 Cancer Patient Experience Survey results

Thursday 8 December 2022

Young Lives vs Cancer responds to the results of 2021's survey

Harriet the bear helps young people facing cancer this Christmas

Wednesday 7 December 2022

Harriet the Young Lives vs Cancer Christmas bear is on sale now