Teenage Cancer Trust

Teenage Cancer and Diagnosis Rates: What's Taking So Long?

Alice Corr | Posted 24.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Alice Corr

The C-word is already the disease we're most scared of, and the one we (think we) know most about. Just take any hypochondriac you know, and how many times per month they self-diagnose with a terminal illness. Cancer symptoms are vague and unspecific in young people (the top culprits are persistent and unexplained pain, lumps, bumps or swelling; significant weight loss; extreme tiredness; changes in a mole)...

Stephen Sutton's Fundraising Legacy: How to Spend £5,000,000

Alice Corr | Posted 19.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Alice Corr

£5,000,000 is an awful lot of money, but its value is way beyond the number of noughts in the figure. The contribution that Stephen Sutton's legacy will make to improving the quality of life and chances of survival to young people across the UK is inestimable.

#ThumbsUpForStephen: 10,000 Turns Out For Cancer Teen's Funeral

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.05.2014 | UK

He was the teenager who inspired a nation with his courage and commitment, raising more than £4m for the fight against a disease which took his life....

Your Legacy: What do You Stand For?

Sonja Lewis | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sonja Lewis

Stephen Sutton's untimely death puts the matter into perspective. While we remember him publicly, and his family and friends remember him privately, we will all remember one thing for sure: what he stood for.

PM Takes Selfie With 'Amazing Inspiration' Stephen Sutton

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK

The Prime Minister has paid a private visit to a teenage cancer patient who has raised more than £3 million for charity while battling the disease. ...

Dying Teen Raises £3 Million For Cancer Charity

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK

A dying teenager's fundraising campaign has reached the phenomenal target of £3 million. Stephen Sutton, 19, has been chronicling his battle with ...

Cancer Teen 'Coughs Up Tumour'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK

Just a few days ago dying teenager, Stephen Sutton, posted a final thumbs up on Facebook. Now though, things seem to have taken a turn for the bett...

Jason Manford To Host #StephensStory Gig

PA | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK

A last-minute fundraising gig organised by funnyman Jason Manford is set to be "a great night" because the terminally-ill teenager who inspired it is ...

'Incredibly Touching': #StephensStory Has Passed The £2.5 Million Mark

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 26.04.2014 | UK

Donations inspired by a terminally-ill teenager incredibly rose above the £2.5 million mark Saturday. Stephen Sutton, 19, had set out to raise £1...

#StephensStory Has Passed The £2 Million Mark

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK

A fund-raising campaign started by a dying teenage cancer sufferer has passed the incredible total of £2 million. Stephen Sutton, 19, started the ...

Dying Teen Raises £1 Million For Cancer Charity, Tells Fans He's 'Hanging In There'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK

A dying teenage cancer sufferer has posted a heart-breaking Facebook message just as his fundraising campaign passed the £1 million mark. Stephen ...

The Cure at the Royal Albert Hall for Teenage Cancer Trust? It Really Was Just Like Heaven

Robyn Strachan | Posted 01.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Robyn Strachan

It seems an impossible feat to capture with mere words a performance as stellar as that of The Cure last Saturday (and I can imagine, that of the first gig on Friday), so strong and pronounced was its identity and drive.

'Your Move, Israel And Palestine'

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

Their Britpop rivalry was legendary, but Noel Gallagher and Damon Albarn have put their musical differences aside to perform together in aid of a canc...

Going Above and Beyond: The Future of Giving in 2013

Simon Coble | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK
Simon Coble

January is a frugal month. But it's not just the waistlines that are affected by strict resolutions. While Christmas can prove bountiful for donations, January is an incredibly tough month for charities... and this January is potentially going to be even worse for charities than the last.

Osborne Scraps Plan To End Housing Benefit For Under 25s

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.12.2012 | UK Politics

George Osborne is set to drop his controversial plans to end housing benefit for the under 25s after a Lib Dem revolt, reports the Guardian. The pl...

The Best Nights in Ibiza 2012

Jon Lee | Posted 25.11.2012 | UK Entertainment
Jon Lee

It seems hardly possible that closing parties are already upon us. Ibiza summers seem to fly by like videos on fast forward. Barely have we had time to dust down our swimmers, check we still know where all the hot spots are, and pack our best clubbing gear, before it's time to look back on the Summer and wonder how long til the next time (approximately 248 sun deprived days!).

Pupils Sent Home For Wearing Wristbands In Classmate's Memory

PA | Posted 25.09.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Friends of a teenager who died from cancer are being sent home from a school after refusing to remove wristbands worn in memory of the 14-year-old. ...

Slap The Sun Cream On Before Sport, Pupils Urged

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.07.2012 | UK Universities & Education

As strange as it may seem considering the summer the UK is experiencing, PE teachers are being urged to take more responsibility in protecting childre...

Student With Brain Tumour Told By Doctors 'You're Just Homesick'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A student who suffered crippling migraines, caused by a life-threatening brain tumour, was told by doctors she was simply homesick. Despite Megan T...

Comedians Line Up For Teenage Cancer Trust Gig

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.03.2012 | UK Comedy

When it comes to money-raising charity concerts with stellar line-ups, it's hard to beat the annual series of gigs held at the Royal Albert Hall by th...