APPG CTYAC inquiry into patient experience

Mon 26 Feb '18

After a successful launch of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Children, Teenagers & Young Adults with Cancer (APPG CTYAC) last year, we are now getting started on the Group's first inquiry into patient experience for children and young people with cancer across the UK.

A year in policy: past, present & future

Mon 15 Jan '18

Sasha Daly, our Head of Policy, takes a look at our 2017 and all the people we would like to thank, while looking ahead to 2018.

Our response to the announcements made at the 2017 Britain against Cancer conference

Tue 5 Dec '17

Today, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer published their inquiry into the progress of the 2015 cancer strategy, while Health Education England have announced their cancer workforce plans.

#YoungCancerVoices @ Find Your Sense of Tumour

Fri 1 Dec '17

Last week our Policy team took a little road trip to our over 18s Find Your Sense of Tumour weekend to reach some more #YoungCancerVoices and get more young people engaged in our work.

Our take on the annual cancer strategy progress report 2016-17

Wed 18 Oct '17

We welcome today’s report from NHS England but it’s disappointing to see how little focus there is on young cancer patients. Young people with cancer have a unique set of needs, which the Cancer Strategy acknowledges, but the recommendations specific to them have not been acted on.

Ruth's speech: Making Young Cancer Voices Heard

Tue 10 Oct '17

On 11 October we were excited to launch a brand new group which will make sure that young people with cancer have their opinions heard in Parliament.

Let's catch up about Wales

Thu 24 Aug '17

4 months into my new role as the Policy & Public Affairs Exec, I’m still getting my head around the ins and outs of the devolved nations and what they’re doing to support young people with cancer. So I spoke with Sasha Daly, our Head of Policy, to understand the amazing headway we’ve been making in Wales over the past year; here’s what’s been happening…

General Election 2017: James

Thu 22 Jun '17

James from Beverley tells us why teenage and young adult cancer services should continue to be prioritised this Government.

General Election 2017: What now?

Tue 13 Jun '17

It seems like the papers can't get enough of the election fall-out, but what does it mean for Teenage Cancer Trust and the young people we help? Isabel Wilkinson, our Policy and Public Affairs Manager, sets it out.

General Election: Rosalie

Tue 6 Jun '17

In the next of our series of blogs from young people ahead of the election, Rosalie from Devon tells us why teenage and young adult cancer services matter to her.