Remaining 20 TYA Research Priorities Identified

In a previous post, TYAC announced the Top 10 research questions which were selected by a wide range of individuals with experience with TYA cancer, including young people as well as families and carers.Read more

TYA Research Priorities Identified

Take a look at the top 10 chosen priority research questions set out by the James Lind Alliance and TYAC's role in the decision process, by Dave Hobin, Chair of TYAC.Read more

TYAC & CCLG in 2018

As TYAC move into 2018, newly merged with Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group, we wanted to take the opportunity to introduce the charity's work. Here is the organisations Executive Director, Ashley Gamble.Read more

The Future of Research in TYA Cancer Care

Lorna Fern is the Research & Development Coordinator of the National Cancer Research Institutes (NCRI) Teenage, Young Adult and Germ Cell Clinical Studies Group, Chair of the NCRI TYA Health Services Research Sub Group and the National Lead for Patient and Public Involvement for the BRIGHTLIGHT study. She is funded by Teenage Cancer Trust and here she explains her role and the importance of research in development of TYA care now and for the future.Read more

TYAC BRIGHTLIGHT Conference 2017: Delegate reflection

In July, we hosted our annual TYAC conference in partnership with research programme, BRIGHTLIGHT to share the latest research, news and treatment methods, amongst some of the leading experts in Teenage and Young Adult Cancer care across the UK. Here, a delegate of the conference, shares her experience of the two-day event.Read more

New Points of View

Dr Bob Phillips, Honorary Consultant in Paediatric and TYA Oncology at Leeds General Infirmary, has been a member of TYAC for over 10 years. Here, he explains the benefits his membership with the organisation has had on his approach to caring for this age group.Read more

Sailing Towards Recovery

Frank Fletcher, CEO of the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust, on how sailing can help rebuild confidence in teenagers and young adults in recovery from cancer.Read more

Why Teenagers and Young Adults?

David Wright, Cancer Trust Lead Nurse for Teenagers and Young Adults at Manchester Christie Hospital, talks about why he chose to work with this age group.Read more

Time to Talk Male Fertility Preservation

Bryan Woodward is a Consultant Clinical Embryologist who specialises in andrology and embryology services to help people conceive and preserve their fertility. Bryan is also Chair of the UK's professional body for male infertility, the Association of Biomedical Andrologists (ABA) and has recently set up a specialist fertility service in the East Midlands, specifically for sperm health.Read more