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 mediarelations@younglivesvscancer.org.uk (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.

Jess’s London Marathon story: “I want other young people to know there is hope. Don’t let cancer define you.”

Saturday 3 October 2020

Jess was 13 years old when she was diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma. Now 29, she has never spoken out before about it, but wants to dispel myths about what a cancer survivor looks like and the perception that it defines you.

Claire’s London Marathon story: mum takes on virtual marathon challenge to give something back

Friday 2 October 2020

Claire’s family have been supported by CLIC Sargent since 2006 when her son Lewis was first diagnosed with leukaemia. He has since been through treatment three times. Claire wants to take herself outside my comfort zone and raise as much money as she can for the charity to give something back.

Jake and Harriet Humphrey named Vice Presidents of CLIC Sargent

Wednesday 30 September 2020

Jake and Harriet Humphrey have been appointed Vice Presidents of CLIC Sargent

New report reveals over half of young people with cancer feel they are not coping in the pandemic

Wednesday 23 September 2020

A new report published by CLIC Sargent reveals that over half (52%) of young people supported by the charity feel they are not coping in the pandemic.

“It’s just a bomb, it lands in the middle of your world, when you hear those words” – Christine Lampard joins video call with four mums supported by children’s cancer charity

Monday 14 September 2020

In support of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, TV presenter Christine Lampard joined a video call with four mums who are being supported by CLIC Sargent.

CLIC Sargent announces proposed restructure

Friday 4 September 2020

CLIC Sargent Chief Executive, Rachel Kirby-Rider discusses the proposed restructure at the charity. 

34 MPs back CLIC Sargent’s call for financial support from Government

Tuesday 18 August 2020

34 MPs have backed CLIC Sargent's call on the government for financial support to continue helping young cancer patients and their families

CLIC Sargent responds to the news that the 2020 London Marathon has been cancelled

Thursday 6 August 2020

Redundancies and shop closures announced at CLIC Sargent

Friday 24 July 2020

CLIC Sargent has announced that approximately 40 staff will be made redundant in the coming weeks and several of its charity shops are remaining closed because of the devastating financial impact of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Young cancer survivor urges her MP Boris Johnson to ‘not let children and young people be forgotten during this pandemic’

Wednesday 15 July 2020

Helen is calling out to her local MP, Prime Minister Boris Johnson to support CLIC Sargent