Erik Sturesson, my Romanian adventure!

Erik Sturesson is a wonderful young man from Sweden. An active member of the YCE community, Erik runs a personal blog page in which he discusses, amongst other things, his journey through cancer and late effects, including his battle with depression. Romanian childhood cancer charity Little People invited Erik to attend their recent Christmas Gala…

February 4th is #WorldCancerDay!

February 4th is #WorldCancerDay. Here at Youth Cancer Europe, we continue to fight harder than ever to ensure that the voices of young cancer patients and survivors are heard across the continent, empowering them to become a key part of how cancer treatment and after-care is shaped in their own territories, and ensuring that the…

Ana Amariutei – cancer survivor and patient advocate

Patients and patient advocates are increasingly involved in decision-making in healthcare and the setting of research agenda. Knowing how to access scientific literature, correctly analyse and interpret data, hold a scientific argument and to effectively and correctly communicate scientific content have therefore become essential advocacy skills. Ana Amariutei, 22, is a cancer survivor and patient…

Youth Cancer Europe Summit 2017 – Vilnius

In August this year we landed in Vilnius for our latest annual meeting. Over 100 attendees from 22 countries, which included cancer patients and survivors, charity workers, policy makers, patient advocates and industry figures, gathered over the course of three days of presentations, forums and panel discussions to set the Youth Cancer Europe agenda for…

Youth Cancer Europe Friends

Over the past year, we have set up a number of celebrity meet and greets in which our survivors had a chance to share a few moments with some of their idols! Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Martin Garrix and Hardwell are some of the superstar DJs that have shown their support for Youth Cancer…