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 020 8752 2812 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: 0844 848 1189

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

Charities come together to launch Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Awareness Month this April

Thursday 16 March 2023

Cancer charities from across the UK have come together for the first Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Awareness Month.

“The Government urgently needs to step in and provide better support” Young Lives vs Cancer Chief Executive Rachel Kirby-Rider reacts to Spring Budget announcement

Wednesday 15 March 2023

Young Lives vs Cancer Chief Executive Rachel Kirby-Rider responds to Spring Budget and what it means for children and young people with cancer and their families

“Our Children and Young People’s Cancer Plan is ambitious, but it should be, because children and young people diagnosed with cancer deserve the same chances as everybody else”

Tuesday 7 February 2023

Helen Gravestock, Director – Policy, Influencing and Voice at Young Lives vs Cancer on why a bespoke Children and Young People's Cancer Plan is so needed

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.

SHAPING THE FUTURE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE WITH CANCER ​

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.