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Young cancer survivor gets unforgettable festive treat as he meets the Snowman

Six-year-old Karos Rasoul from London gets a Christmas treat meeting the cast of Birmingham Repertory Theatre’s The Snowman at The Peacock, London.

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Collection of celebrity short stories raises money for research into children’s cancers

To coincide with World Book Day, 2 March 2017, Cancer Research UK Kids & Teens is launching a collection of short stories and poems written by celebrities.

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Research shows most children do not regularly use e-cigarettes

Children aged 11 to 16 who have never smoked do not regularly use e-cigarettes, according to new Cancer Research UK data.

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Celebrities honour courageous youngsters at Star Awards party

Charlotte Hawkins, Only The Young, Kimberley Wyatt and Matt Johnson attend Star Awards party to honour courageous young people diagnosed with cancer.

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Boozy young Brits will drink nearly 4,000 calories in alcohol on festive season nights out

Average young adult Brits will drink 62 units in the run up to Christmas and New Year.

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Major advances made in Burkitt’s lymphoma

Scientists have discovered a better way to identify and treat a commonly misdiagnosed cancer affecting young adults and teenagers, a study published in Blood* reveals today (Monday).

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Teen cancer survival on the rise, but more work needed

The first report detailing survival for teenagers and young adults with cancer shows that survival rates climbed by around 11% over two decades.

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Sex, death and rock & roll – teen movie makers help create cutting edge anti-smoking films

Three hard hitting films – designed by teenagers for teenagers – were launched today after a national competition helped uncover the next generation of British film makers.

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Bad breakfast habits could harm long-term health

Skipping breakfast and snacking on sugary and fatty foods could be fuelling Britain’s rising obesity rates among the under 25s according to new findings.

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Cancer Research UK challenges teens to get podcasting

Cancer Research UK launches its first ever science podcast competition today (Wednesday), giving teenagers across the UK the chance to air their views about a range of hot topics. The top three podcasts will be featured on the charity’s website, as well as winning their creators one of three fantastic prizes.

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