Teenage Cancer Trust responds to UK Government Health Education Plans

Thu 19 Jul '18

Teenage Cancer Trust responds to the UK Government's announcement to make health education a statutory part of the curriculum.


Aldi hits £2 million mark!

Fri 29 Jun '18

Aldi colleagues and customers hit incredible £2 million fundraising milestone en route to their goal of £5 million in five years.


Teenagers vs Cancer: A User's Guide

Tue 26 Jun '18

What is it like to be young and find out have you cancer? 'Teenagers vs Cancer: A User's Guide', a new BBC Horizon film shown on BBC Two, explored this, hearing from directly from young people about their experiences and the support they received from Teenage Cancer Trust and other charities.

BBC Horizon Film 'Teenagers vs Cancer: A User's Guide' features Teenage Cancer Trust

Tue 19 Jun '18

What is it like to be young and find out you have cancer? 'Teenagers vs Cancer: A User's Guide', to be broadcast on BBC Two on 26th June 2018 at 9:30pm, follows the stories of eleven young people with cancer.

Channel 4 News and Teenage Cancer Trust special report on mental health among teens and young people with cancer

Wed 30 May '18

Half of young people with cancer have received access to psychological support or a counsellor, which means that half do not. A new Channel 4 News report helps shine a light on the lack of mental health support for children and young adults with cancer.

New Teenage Cancer Trust Patron, Mark Aldridge

Tue 17 Apr '18

Mark Aldridge celebrated his new patronage at a reception with some of his closest friends.

Celebrity supporters

Georgie's story

Thu 15 Mar '18

"Even though I wasn't being treated on a unit, I was assigned a Teenage Cancer Trust team who would come out to me, both at my local hospital and at home."

New Chief Executive for Teenage Cancer Trust

Thu 8 Mar '18

Teenage Cancer Trust has appointed Kate Collins as Chief Executive. She replaces Siobhan Dunn, who recently stepped down from the role after 4 and a half years at the helm.

Teenage Cancer Trust is reaching nearly all of young people in the South West

Mon 19 Feb '18

Teenage Cancer Trust is now reaching nearly all people aged 16 -24 diagnosed with cancer in the South West. Five years ago, half of the teenage and young adult cancer patients diagnosed in the South West each year faced cancer without specialist age-appropriate nursing care. To reach the other half, the charity has completed the roll out of its innovative Nursing and Support programme across the region, in partnership with the NHS, which places Teenage Cancer Trust nurses in local hospitals.

Top research priorities for Teenage and Young Adult Cancer identified

Tue 23 Jan '18

The results from a national research prioritisation exercise were revealed at the Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Priority Setting Partnership workshop in London on Friday 19 January. Young people, parents and professionals with experience of cancer in young people, debated and agreed on the top 10 research priorities for this area.