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MPs back CLIC Sargent campaign for better financial support for young cancer patients travelling for treatment

Wednesday 24th October

On Monday, MPs from across all parties met with families and campaigners from CLIC Sargent, the UK’s leading charity for children and young people with cancer, at a Drop-In session in Westminster to hear more about CLIC Sargent’s campaign calling on the Government to set up a Young Cancer Patient Travel Fund.

Houses of Parliament

CLIC Sargent and Societe Generale launch new education and employment grant for young cancer patients

Monday 15th October

CLIC Sargent, the UK’s leading cancer support charity for children, young people and families, has joined forces with partner Societe Generale - one of the leading European financial services groups - to launch a brand new education and employment grant.

The launch of our the CLIC Sargent and Societe Generale grant Thrive not just Survive

J D Wetherspoon founder and staff celebrate raising £16million for children and young people with cancer

Monday 15th October

J D Wetherspoon founder Tim Martin was joined by staff and a young cancer survivor supported by CLIC Sargent, to celebrate having raised an amazing £16 million to fund vital services for young people affected by cancer.

Staff from J D Wetherspoon celebrate raising £16million for CLIC Sargent

UK’s award winning parking app AppyParking supports families of young cancer patients following CCAM campaign

Friday 12th October

AppyParking, the UK’s award-winning parking app has added parking locations and costs around the UK’s Primary Treatment Centres following on from CLIC Sargent’s CCAM travel costs campaign.

Appy parking

Sheffield ten-year-old shaves head for girlfriend after she loses hair to chemo

Friday 12th October

Ten-year-old James Mahoney, from Sheffield, recently celebrated his birthday by shaving his head in support of his young girlfriend, Ivy, who lost her hair after having chemotherapy.

James, 10, having his head shaved by his girlfriend Ivy, who was diagnosed with cancer

Brown Turner Ross supports CLIC Sargent

Wednesday 3rd October

Brown Turner Ross announces partnership with CLIC Sargent to raise vital funds for young people with cancer.

Representatives from Brown Turner Ross with a CLIC Sargent Fundraising Manager

How Facebook support groups helped two mums cope with their child’s cancer

Monday 1st October

Cancer is terrifying. Treatment is gruelling, intense and can last for years. And when treatment stops, the worry continues; worries about relapse, about returning to work or education, and about starting life again.

Kerry Brown, a parent whose child has been supported by CLIC Sargent

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month 2018 highlights

Sunday 30th September

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month 2018 has drawn to close on a high after families and CLIC Sargent’s chief executive, Kate Lee handed in the charity’s Young Cancer Patient Travel Fund petition to the Department of Health and Social Care on Wednesday 26 September.

CLIC Sargent supporters and staff handing in our petition for a Young Cancer Patient Travel Fund

The Amazons performed exclusive Leeds gig in memory of young cancer patient

Friday 28th September

Rock band The Amazons, one of BBC Music’s Sound of 2017 artists, last night played a special fundraising event in Leeds in support of 20-year-old Joe Glew, who was a huge fan of the band. Joe, from Barnsley, sadly passed away from leukaemia earlier this month before the gig could take place.

The Amazons performed a gig to raise money for CLIC Sargent

“CLIC Sargent made me see that cancer wasn’t the end of my life, it was a change of life”

Thursday 27th September

A young man who was diagnosed with two brain tumours while at college has spoken of his journey to rebuild his life.

Matthew with his biscuits