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Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer (TYAC) is a membership organisation which helps all professionals involved in the care of young people with cancer to work together to improve knowledge and services.



Abstracts required.

TYAC Winter Education Day 2013

28 November 2013

Venue: The Queen’s Hotel, City Square, Leeds, LS1 1PJ

The Six D’s of TYA Cancer Services:
Desires, Disappointments and Differences in
Developing, Designing and Designating


The provisional programme is now available:


Programme includes:

  • Sessions around the designation process - the design, the development and working with the Principal Treatment Centre
  • Interactive sessions led by young people
  • Panels of professionals and young people discussing the gaps in services and how they
    have been overcome
  • Celebrating success in joint MDT working 


  • TYAC member £55
  • Non-member £65
  • Attendance and 12 months membership to TYAC £75

Call for abstracts
TYAC invites professionals working in the field of teenagers and young adults with cancer to submit abstracts for oral or poster presentation. Abstracts covering all aspects of TYA cancer care will be considered. However, we particularly welcome oral abstracts on the theme of the meeting: the Six D’s of TYA Cancer Services.

Abstract deadline: 5pm on 30 September 2013
Annual Lisa Thaxter Trust Prize of £150 to be awarded to the best oral presentation.

Book now: To register for the day, please complete a registration form. We will confirm your booking by email.

Registration deadline: 15 November 2013

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TYAC’s 10th Anniversary Conference
Working Together:
Reflections, Celebrations & Aspirations

When: 30 September 2014
Where: College Court Conferencing Centre, Leicester

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