Work starts to build a new teenage cancer centre

Alex Wardle, from Lee-on-the-Solent, collapsed at home and tragically died in March 2016, aged 23. 

From left: Alex's father, Stephen Wardle, sister Gemma Wardle, Alex Wardle and his mother, Denise Wardle.

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A TURF cutting ceremony took place to mark the start of construction of a cancer unit which will benefit young patients in Portsmouth

As previously reported, the Teenage Cancer Trust is set to open a centre to support young people from the area suffering from the condition.

The £2.4m centre will be built in Southampton General Hospital, and will be available to young people in Hampshire.

The 10-bedded building with also have facilities such as a kitchen, and will be available for cancer patients aged 16 to 24.

A further £400,000 needs to be raised.

For more information call 020 7612 0370 or visit teenagecancertrust.org.