Teenage Cancer Trust

Cancer Is Not an Old Person's Disease

Jess Terry | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Jess Terry

There are many connotations around cancer; that it affects old people and middle aged women. That women only really get breast cancer. That teenagers can't get cancer. However seven young people are diagnosed with cancer in the UK every day. That's over 2,500 new cases every year, and these statistics don't include relapses of illness.

Music Industry Experts Reply to the Age-Old Question: How Do You 'Make It' in Music?

James Gilmore | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education
James Gilmore

The music industry has always been considered one of the most challenging industries find success in. There's competition like none other, with every artist believing they're either the 'next big thing' or 'yeezus'.

Relationships and Cancer: 'It's Nice to Be Called Beautiful When You Take Your Wig Off'

Ellie Philpotts | Posted 27.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Ellie Philpotts

When you're a teenager, sex, relationships, self-esteem and everything in-between can be tricky to navigate, but, to churn out an old cliché, they're all valuable parts of growing up. But what happens when you throw cancer into the equation?

Incredible Teen Who Raised £50K For Leukaemia Research Passes Away

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Jak Trueman, a teenage cancer sufferer who raised over £50,000 for research into the disease, has passed away. The 15-year-old was diagnosed with ...

Stephen Sutton's Friends And Family To Take Part In Charity Skydive

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Friends and family of Stephen Sutton, the 19-year-old who raised £5 million for the Teenage Cancer Trust before passing away from cancer, are to hono...

Why I Love the Teenage Cancer Trust

Emily Clark | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Emily Clark

Thank you Teenage Cancer Trust. Even if I spent the rest my life saying thank you it wouldn't be enough, simply because without them I wouldn't be here to say it. From the bottom of my heart, from the top of my head to the tips of my toes, thank you, I love you and I will be forever grateful.

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

Alice Corr | Posted 20.11.2014 | 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 17.11.2014 | 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...