Media Centre

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 0844 848 1189 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.

Over 200 Figaros gather to celebrate the car’s 30th birthday

Monday 5 July 2021

Cars gather to celebrate Figaro's 30th birthday while raising money for young people with cancer

Young Lives vs Cancer teams up with Made in Chelsea’s Louise Thompson to launch Depop Shop

Wednesday 23 June 2021

National treasure Gok Wan to chop his locks live on TV in solidarity of young girl diagnosed with cancer

Tuesday 22 June 2021

National treasure Gok Wan MBE is facing the razor for Gok’s Chop live on TV in solidarity of his cousin’s 12-year-old daughter who was recently diagnosed with cancer

Gok Wan is shaving his head in solidarity with his cousin's daughter Alyssa, who was recently diagnosed with cancer.

Father and son’s mountain adventure after teen’s shock cancer diagnosis

Tuesday 22 June 2021

Father and son are taking on an epic mountain challenge to raise money for Young Lives vs Cancer after 14-year-old Fionn was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive cancer on his face

Esme’s Man-icure challenge: Dad let’s daughter paint his nails every week to help her smile during cancer treatment

Monday 14 June 2021

Esme has been painting her Dads nails every week while having treatment at the Royal Marsden in London

CEO of Young Lives vs Cancer Rachel Kirby-Rider’s response to Public Account Committee’s report Covid:19: Government Support for Charities

Wednesday 9 June 2021

Our Chief Executive responds to Public Account Committee’s report Covid:19: Government Support for Charities

Exeter 89-year-old volunteer celebrates charity shop reopening after Covid restrictions ease

Thursday 3 June 2021

Long-serving volunteer Thelma Peters, 89, is celebrating being back behind the till at the Young Lives vs Cancer charity shop

Inspiring Dorking cancer survivor gives back after shock diagnosis aged 21

Thursday 3 June 2021

Maisie, a 24-year-old cancer survivor from Dorking, Surrey, is giving back to the charity that supported her through cancer treatment

There’s No Place Like Home – Hollie’s Story

Thursday 27 May 2021

Find out how a Young Lives vs Cancer Home from Home in Manchester would have made the world of difference to 18 year old Hollie when she was facing cancer.

Jack’s Story

Thursday 27 May 2021

Young Lives vs Cancer supported dad of two James Buse cope when he was reeling in shock after his young son Jack was diagnosed with an aggressive cancer.  Here he tells Jack's story...