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

Friday 12 October 2018

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 12 October 2018

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 3 October 2018

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 1 October 2018

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 30 September 2018

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 28 September 2018

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 27 September 2018

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

Labour party pledges to establish Young Cancer Patient Travel Fund – CLIC Sargent response

Wednesday 26 September 2018

The Shadow Health Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Jon Ashworth, has today announced the Labour party’s pledge to provide better financial support for families to help with travelling for vital cancer treatment in England.

Houses of Parliament