Stunning moment Armin van Buuren, Kygo & Afrojack meet youth cancer survivors at UNTOLD Festival

During last weekend’s fourth edition of Untold, Romania’s largest electronic music festival, some of the world’s biggest DJs including Armin van Buuren, Afrojack, Kygo and Danny Avila greeted youth cancer survivors from five different countries in meetings organised by Youth Cancer Europe, who specially flew the young adults in for the occasion. A group of…

UNTOLD – Ticket winners!

Huge congratulations to our winners! We look forward to welcoming our survivors Magdalena (Poland), Jarly (UK), Bojan (Macedonia), Andrea (Spain) and Radu (Romania) and their guests to Cluj-Napoca this August for UNTOLD Festival! Thanks again to the promoters, and if you weren’t lucky this time keep an eye out for future opportunities. More to come…

Finding out about late complications

Finding Out About Late Complications Erik is a young cancer survivor from Sweden. Like many other survivors, he has faced the difficulty of late effects as a result of his cancer treatment. While this is a very common issue for a large number of survivors, it is still a taboo subject that patients are often…

Kasia story

Cancer patient and YCE ambassador Kasia, from Poland, joined us at our latest annual meeting in Vilnius, Lithuania. In this interview, she tells us more about the issues around cancer treatment and lack of patient information in Poland, as well as the difficulties in accessing additional support from specialists in smaller towns away from the…

Stigma and misconceptions around cancer.

Meet cancer survivors and YCE ambassadors Dusan and Milos. Both survivors of childhood cancer, in this video they discuss the lack of information available to young cancer patients in their native Serbia, as well as the stigma and misconceptions around cancer in society. Both Dusan and Milos represent the amazing Serbian childhood cancer organisation called MladiCe

To The Next One

Fay, hailing from the UK, has written this beautiful piece for the Youth Cancer Europe blog which we’re very proud to host. Entitled “To The Next One”, Fay’s blog is a letter written for the next young person to be diagnosed or currently going through cancer treatment. It addresses the questions, fears and different emotions that young people living…

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…