Topic: Treatment

Mphango: the changes I’d like to see this World Cancer Day

This World Cancer Day, we had a chat with Mphango about her own cancer experience and why change needs to happen in 2024.

Venus’ story: Diagnosed with a brain tumour at 10 years old

Venus was diagnosed with a brain tumour at just 10 years old and went on to have chemotherapy treatment at the Royal Marsden hospital

Mphango’s story: Diagnosed with leukaemia after starting a new career

Mphango was diagnosed with leukaemia at 24 and went on to have radiotherapy and chemotherapy treatment at the Royal Marsden hospital in Sutton

Bilbo the brave, living with cancer after ringing the bell

Mum Kim shares her family's experience when her son Bilbo was diagnosed with leukaemia at five and the impact it has had on their lives ever sinc...

Arianna’s story. Diagnosed with neuroblastoma and travelling for treatment

Arianna was diagnosed with neuroblastoma at 5 and has travelled across the UK for treatment

Tia’s story. Diagnosed with leukaemia at just four years old.

Tia has been on and off of treatment for six years since she was diagnosed with leukaemia at four years old

What is our Children and Young People’s Cancer Plan all about?

We’re calling for a Children and Young People’s Cancer Plan to meet the specific needs of children and young people with cancer.  

“Our children and young people’s cancer plan is ambitious but it should ...

Helen Gravestock, Director of Policy, Influencing and Voice at Young Lives vs Cancer on why a Children and Young People’s Cancer Plan is so needed.

A child who has had cancer makes his way to school

How do Young Lives vs Cancer Social Workers support young people in education?

Education is a huge part of young people’s lives, and a cancer diagnosis can throw their plans completely off course. We asked two of our social wor...